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AW: AW: FHS pre-2.1 draft #1 on web site

>SEJKORA Martin wrote:
>> The recommandation in chapter "3.10 /sbin" at page 14 is IMO
>> contraproductive to the required file "init", because _ANY_ user may
>> shutdown the system :-<<<. So it is a "security" hole, and this
>> recommandation should be erased.
>> It is IMO better to [sym]link commands in /sbin to /usr/bin when they
>> _really_ should be accessible to everybody.

>That doesn't mean any user can shut down the system!  If so, the
>permissions on /sbin/init are wrong, and that is completely independent
>of its location.

Not really: when init is located in /sbin with ownership / permissions set
to root:root / 0770 then only root may use init, regardless of init's
In other locations than /sbin or with the permissions of /sbin set to allow
users read+execute then the permissions of init are to be considered.


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