Bug#3189: nvi over-cautious about .exrc?
Bruce Perens wrote:
> I think that's prudent. It would be simple enough to stick a trojan
> horse in the .exrc .
It would be possible to check if the owner and the group were the
same, and allow mode 664 if that were the case. Is that sufficient,
and is it worth doing? (What's the advantage of umask=002?)
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