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Re: chmod/chown -R - maybe an ITP



Previously Daniel Burrows wrote:
> Can't you do this with find and xargs?  Or are you looking for something more
> sophisticated?..

Simple idea: use a modified chown that only does a chown of the
linkcount of a file is 1 to prevent people from doing this.

Personally I like to just disable hardlinking to files from other
uids (except for root) in the kernel to prevent this from happening
in the first place.

Wichert.

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