[wpkg-users] permissions problem after settings update
gaio at sv.lnf.it
Tue Jan 30 18:54:52 CET 2007
Mandi! Mark Nienberg
In chel di` si favelave...
> After, the directory %PROGRAMFILES%\WPKG loses its security settings so no one (not
> even administrator or SYSTEM) can access it. Luckily, the administrator can add back
> permissions to fix it again. Is this a problem with the installer or the way I am
> trying to use it?
Oh, i'm sorry to you, but i'm happy because i'm not the only one
hitting this bug. ;)
I've done some testing, and i confirm all what you are saying.
AFAIK the trouble born if you install the WPKGSetup 'client' with an
user (eg, Administrator) AND without the ALLUSERS=1 optons.
If you then run the settings file with the same user, all gone well.
But if you run as a different user (and indeed WPKG run as a SYSTEM
user), this bug apply; the bug is a bit serious, because wiping the
%PROGRAMFILES%\WPKG ACL you prevent the WPKG service to run at all,
pratically cutting yourself away.
AFAI tested, this bug does not trigger if you install with ALLUSERS=1,
at least with 0.90.
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