According to Jules Bean:
> On Sun, 31 Jan 1999, Chip Salzenberg wrote:
> > Every OS has a different set of mount options that may or may not be
> > relevant to setuid security. I don't see what 'higher level' would be
> > useful.
> The correct solution to this, surely, is for the mount nosuid to actually
> strip the suid bits of any files. So that any calls to stat() on a floppy
> simply won't see suid bits.
I can see it both ways.
Consider that I may wish to mount a filesystem nosuid for the purpose
of making a tape backup. Would I want the suid bits turned off in the
backup image? I think not.
Chip Salzenberg - a.k.a. - <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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