[KPhotoAlbum] KPA 5.1 issue list

Johannes Zarl-Zierl johannes at zarl-zierl.at
Fri Dec 30 23:29:42 CET 2016

On Mittwoch, 28. Dezember 2016 19:15:50 CET Tobias Leupold wrote:
> > 4. At least in one install, parts of the menu entries had been missing,
> > due to missing permissions on
> > /usr/local/share/kphotoalbum
> > /usr/local/etc/xdg/kphotoalbumrc
> > (and sub dirs in the path)
> > Note that I build as a normal user, but install as 'root'.
> > At the same time my root account has a limited umask (077) set.
> > I guess the install process should give explicit permissions, instead of
> > relying on umask or the one already present on installed files.
> Probably also a porting issue. Interestingly, no bug concerning this was
> filed yet – I don't think anything about the install process was changed.
> But it's Johannes who's the cmake expert.

There's not much that we can do w.r.t. permissions. CMake docs state:
"Files [...] are by default given permissions OWNER_WRITE, OWNER_READ, 
GROUP_READ, and WORLD_READ if no PERMISSIONS argument is given."


That means that even if we set this explicitly, your umask will probably 
interfere in the same way. Do you have the same problem with other cmake-based 

> > 5. Starting on the command line gives a hint/warning
> > gollum:> kphotoalbum
> > KXMLGUI file found at deprecated location
> > ("/usr/local/share/kphotoalbum/kphotoalbumui.rc") -- please use
> > ${KXMLGUI_INSTALL_DIR} to install this file instead.

Should be fixed in git master (518f0503). Can you please verify this?


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