bash 3.1 update

Russell Coker russell at
Thu Jan 5 08:12:05 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 04 January 2006 07:16, darrell pfeifer <darrellpf at> 
> I have very current rawhide system. This morning I updated bash,
> selinux, coreutils, binutils, glibc....

libsetrans-0.1.13-1 is broken in regard to rpm, which could potentially cause 
cascading failures.  Best to upgrade or downgrade that package.  Not sure if 
it's related to your problem though.

> I used a set of FC4 disks to boot into rescue mode. Bash had only read
> permission for group/other. Changing bash to rw for everyone got me a
> runnable system again.

You certainly don't want rw for everyone!  Bash should be mode 0755 or 
similar, r-x for everyone.

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