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Re: Bug#102080: /boot permissions root.disk 2775 why?

> Santiago Vila <sanvila@unex.es> writes:
> > I've received a bug report requesting /boot to be made root.root and
> > mode 755 in base-files. This is currently root.disk and mode 2775.
> > Does anybody remember the reason for the current permissions?

The only guess I could make is so that someone in group disk could run
lilo, and write the boot.0303 files to /boot.


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