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Re: chmod/chown -R - maybe an ITP

Wichert Akkerman <wichert@cistron.nl> writes:

> > 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.

Or just make all user-writable areas separate filesystems.  /tmp and
/home at least should generally be separate partitions anyways.  

Colin Walters <levanti@verbum.org>
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