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Re: /root has 755 after installation?

On Wed, Jul 10, 2002 at 11:32:38AM +0200, Cajus Pollmeier wrote:
> Just installed another woody machine for testing. Now I'm wondering why /root is
> readable for everyone. 

Why not? This is a perennial argument for which I've never seen a
reasonable rationale. There is nothing in the default install that
requires ~root to be any mode other than 755. If you decide to use ~root
for a non-default purpose, it is reasonable that you tailor your

Mike Stone

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