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Bug 546394 - www-client/chromium startup script sources backup files in /etc/chromium
Summary: www-client/chromium startup script sources backup files in /etc/chromium
Status: UNCONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Chromium Project
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Reported: 2015-04-12 22:19 UTC by Luke-Jr
Modified: 2015-04-17 19:07 UTC (History)
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Description Luke-Jr 2015-04-12 22:19:00 UTC
It's very common for editors to automatically generate backup files in the same directory as the main file. For example, "/etc/chromium/script" will have a backup written to "/etc/chromium/script~". As currently written, /usr/bin/chromium executes not only the scripts, but also their backups. With similar situations, I've seen fixes like explicitly excluding files containing '~', or only including files ending in a specific pattern (eg, /\.conf$/).