Review Request 119372: Fix Bug 337486 - Should not permit moving of read-only folder to a different directory

David Faure faure at kde.org
Wed Sep 17 21:36:00 BST 2014



> On Sept. 17, 2014, 7:39 p.m., David Faure wrote:
> > Interesting, didn't know about this posix restriction (a bit inconsistent imho, the readonly dir vs readonly file difference).
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> Thomas L├╝bking wrote:
>     The ro flag only guarantees integrity, not presence.
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>     The absent write permission of a directory esp. protects the path of its entries, ie. you cannot "mv ro_dir/foo ro_dir/bar" or "rm ro_dir/foo" or "mv ro_dir/foo somewhere_else/foo" - so you shall not achieve that by "mv ro_dir somewhere_else" ;-)
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>     Re/moving a readonly file however is totally ok in the posix world of logics (you're not altering the content at all, but simply remove a reference to the inode. In doubt the last one)
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>     Fun fact: you _can_ move an *empty* ro directory =)

I see, thanks for the explanation.


- David


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On July 22, 2014, 7:56 a.m., Arjun Ak wrote:
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> (Updated July 22, 2014, 7:56 a.m.)
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> Review request for KDE Base Apps.
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> Bugs: 337486
>     http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=337486
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> Repository: kde-baseapps
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> Description
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> Fixes Bug 337486
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> Diffs
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>   lib/konq/konq_operations.cpp 220a90a 
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> Diff: https://git.reviewboard.kde.org/r/119372/diff/
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> Testing
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> Thanks,
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> Arjun Ak
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