[PATCH] Bug in properties dialog

Nadeem Hasan nhasan at nadmm.com
Tue Jun 11 15:48:07 BST 2002

On Tuesday 11 June 2002 09:08 am, David Faure wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 June 2002 02:13, Nadeem Hasan wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > The permissions tab on properties dialog has code which always adds the
> > file's group to the user's group list. This has a side effect that the
> > "Group" line is always highlighted if the user is not the owner of the
> > file.
> I don't understand this sentence.

Open propertires dialog for a file with root.root ownership and goto
"Permissions" tab. Here you will see the "Group" label in bold, which
gives the impression that those set of permissions are in effect. This
is wrong, as actually "Others" is in effect for this file. I hope this
makes it clear.

> > Isn't this wrong, or did I miss anything?
> I agree with Thomas's answer - please do not commit -,
> but I still wonder what the bug is.

I hope you have seen it by now :)

Nadeem Hasan
nhasan at nadmm.com

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