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Re: potato /root permissions?

On Mon, 28 Feb 2000 sharkey@ale.physics.sunysb.edu wrote:

> /root doesn't need to be open, but, I can't think of any reason why having it
> open is necessarily harmful.  It's not like it's 777 or something.
> Buzz, rex, bo, and hamm all shipped with /root as 755, IIRC.

That could be. But didn't they have a proper umask in /root/.bashrc?

I just went into /root on the system and did 'touch test'. It created it
with mode 644. This also gets checked on tonight's install.

Just for grins I created public_html to see if apache would accept /~root
and it did. So this potato system makes it easy for the superuser to have
a personal home page :)

+ Paul Wade                         Greenbush Technologies Corporation +
+ mailto:paulwade@greenbush.com              http://www.greenbush.com/ +

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