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Bug#1255: Automatic update of the locate database includes AFS and ALEX FS!

> Package: findutils
> Version: 4.1-2
> The cron.daily scripts included in that package does not check
> wether AFS or ALEX are installed on the host. Thus the updatedb
> utility will do a truly _GLOBAL_ find to update the database.
> As a fix to this add the --prunepath="/afs /alex" option by default.
> I would also like to hint that the install script should add the /home
> branch and the /var/spool/mail directory because of privacy issues.

Seeing it's run as nobody by default I don't see how there is a
privacy issue, no one can read your mail just by knowing the filename
in /var/spool/mail unless someone has changed the permissions of
the users mail spool file. Knowing where someone's mail spool file
isn't a threat to someone's privacy imo :)

/home is also quite safe if the users have their permissions set


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Andrew Howell				               andrew@it.com.au
Perth, Western Australia		      howellaa@cs.curtin.edu.au

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