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Re: Home dir Permissions

On 1 Feb 1998, Martin Bialasinski wrote:

> Remco Blaakmeer <remco@Cal011205.student.utwente.nl> writes:
> > your home directory can be drwx--x--x and the ~/public_html directory can
> > also be drwx--x--x . Then, no other user will be able to see any files in
> > your home directory, but any user that knows you have a pub_html directory
> > can do get a file listing for that directory. So, you could have:
> One little error:
> If you make the public_html directory drx--x--x, then only the owner can
> get a filelisting.
> Thou they can retrieve any file in public_html they have readaccess to.

But if you have a ~/public_html/index.html with read access for 'world'
(you should, IMHO), they won't get a file listing anyway, so the read
access is not needed.


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