[scribus] collecting for output

Craig Bradney cbradney at scribus.info
Tue Dec 10 10:18:13 UTC 2013

On 10 Dec 2013, at 9:19, Peter Nermander <peter at nermander.se> wrote:

>> Why is that important?  Shouldn't Scribus follow standard Linux practice
>> by setting the permissions to the same as the directory they're in?
> Yes, Scribus should. But is doesn't.
> As I understand it:
> Directory har permissions 755
> The .sla gets permissions 644
> All images and fonts get permissions 600
> THAT is the problem. The images and fonts should become 644 just like the .sla.

I agree that Scribus should maintain ownership settings on files however the idea that it should change permissions on files based on the parent directory permissions is false. There's no standard saying that a directory's settings must determine the file settings at all, anywhere on any OS .


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