Requiring all files in /usr to be world-readable?

Chris Adams linux at
Fri Oct 31 17:26:00 UTC 2014

Once upon a time, Andrew Lutomirski <luto at> said:
> I filed an FPC ticket:
> Thoughts?

I've filed individual bugs in the past.  IMHO every file that is
RPM-installed that is not marked config should be world-readable
(regardless of location).  There is no reason for any other permissions.
Chris Adams <linux at>

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