Re: chmod/chown -R - maybe an ITP
>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Slootman <email@example.com> writes:
Paul> It does its best to detect exploits (such as symlink stuff),
Paul> but those are a different set of exploits to the ones
Paul> applicable to chown/chgrp actions. Specifically the fact
Paul> that you can hardlink any file you can see is the cause of
Paul> trouble there. IMHO that "feature" should be disabled in the
I tend to agree with this - I don't think there is ever any need
to hard link to a file you don't own for instance.
However, such a solution would be specific to Linux...
Brian May <firstname.lastname@example.org>