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Re: flashplayer9? (Mystery solved)

On Sat, Dec 16, 2006 at 12:27:48PM -0800, Marc Shapiro wrote:

> Yes, but there are actually quite a few hidden configuration directories 
> that are set with permissions of 700.  I can see that this prevents 
> anyone else from viewing your configs, but I don't see a danger in that 
> (viewing, but not changing).  I could just change all of them from 700 
> to 755.  Then updatedb would find them all and locate will actually get 
> everything, until the next time that some program creates its config 
> directory with a 700 permission.

You might find that some programs (fetchmail is an example I can 
think of) refuse to run if permissions on the config files are not 
strict enough.

David Jardine

"Running Debian GNU/Linux and
loving every minute of it."  -L. von Sacher-M.(1835-1895)

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