From: Mark Baker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Martin Schulze <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: overwrite any file with updatedb
In-Reply-To: <19980303162651.36575@kuolema>; from Martin Schulze on Tue, Mar 03, 1998 at 04:26:51PM +0100
> This needs to be corrected. /etc/cron.daily/find runs as root. That's
> correct, but if yo u look into it, you'll find
> su nobody -c "updatedb"
> So on Debian systems it runs as 'nobody', too.
This must be a recent change then? /etc/cron.daily/find is a conffile,
however, so anyone who's changed it at all will probably still be using an
Mine still runs updatedb as root; although updatedb changes to a different
users to do the the find, it still does the sort as root.
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