Re: permissions. ACLs? groups?
On Sun, Aug 25, 2002 at 03:20:57PM +0200, Jaap Karssenberg wrote:
> For example I am user "user_a" on some box and I want to share this account
> with a friend of mine, but I do not want him to know my password and I want
> to restrict access to some personal files. Then I should be able to create a
> user "user_a:user_b" (I would be "user_a:root" myself), with his own
> password, and grant him some of the permissions that I was granted by "root",
> so I grant him to execute programs and access to a subdirectory of my homedir
> while I restrict access to some other subdirectory and my mail account.
It sounds like perfect sandboxes for untrusted programs.