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Bug #3380

bluez: errors on upgrade

maddox - 2 months ago - . Updated about 2 months ago.

Status:
info needed
Priority:
bug
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% Done:

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Description

(123/668) upgrading blockdiag                                [################################] 100%                              
(124/668) upgrading bluez                                    [################################] 100%                              
warning: directory permissions differ on /etc/bluetooth/                                                                          
filesystem: 755  package: 555                                                                                                    

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#1

Updated by anonymous 2 months ago

This happens from time to time, because packages change: in this case file permissions have changed. This is not a problem. You can simply ignore this or change the rights of access manually:

$ chmod -R 555 /etc/bluetooth/

#2

Updated by bill-auger about 2 months ago

  • Status changed from unconfirmed to info needed

yes, im inclined to see this as not-a-bug - only a helpful warning to the sysadmin - are there any ill-effects of it?

the curious thing to me, is that the warning appears to indicate that multiple packages may own the same directory (or that one package is highly-opinionated WRT permissions of a directory owned by another package) - to me, it has a design smell - that would be a more general concern: "what is the intended purpose of that message generically?", "why does pacman permit multiple packages to own the same directory?", or similar, whatever the case may be

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