RELENG_6 weird '..' permission troubles
yar at comp.chem.msu.su
Sun Feb 19 02:59:04 PST 2006
On Thu, Feb 16, 2006 at 04:57:57PM +0300, Dmitry Morozovsky wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Feb 2006, James Wyatt wrote:
> JW> I've seen something very similar when the permissions of the mount point's
> JW> underlieing subdirectory wasn't 777. Really strange to see, but it was a
> JW> fallout from a company-wide change to make umask and directory permissions
> JW> that wasn't quite implemented correctly. Hope this helps - Jy@
> Exactly, see my other followup.
> I suppose 0777 is bad choice because if for some reason file system would not
> mount, anyone can fill up this directory. 0111 or 0555 or standard 0755 would
> be safe though.
This looks like a file-a-PR case if you are sure you didn't overlook
anything. To the best of my knowledge, the underlying mount point
permissions should affect nothing since the FS was mounted. But
you didn't show us output from "ls -la /" so please judge by yourself.
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