/sbin/init permissions

Luigi Rizzo rizzo at icir.org
Fri Feb 3 09:29:49 PST 2006

this is an old issue which i already brougth up some 5-6
years ago but probably got forgotten...

/sbin/init is installed with very restrictive permissions:

	rizzo2# ls -l /sbin/init
	-r-x------  1 root  wheel  474696 Feb  2 12:27 /sbin/init

which is terribly annoying when you have to set-up a diskless box
and trying to share things without giving too much permissions.

Can we change the permissions to 555 as for other normal programs ?
There is nothing dangerous in that file to keep those permissions.


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