Re: cvs commit: src/etc/periodic/security 100.chksetuid

From: John-Mark Gurney <gurney_j_at_resnet.uoregon.edu>
Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2005 01:01:31 -0000
Giorgos Keramidas wrote this message on Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 21:07 +0200:
> > Sounds like something like chksetuid_exclude which lists mountpoints to
> > exclude might be in order.  Any objections to me putting that together,
> > or are people happy with the status quo?
> 
> It's not a bad idea.  While you're at it, a knob that disables checks
> for NFS-mounted filesystems may be nice too.  It doesn't make sense to
> check the same files both in the client *and* the server, as Don has
> pointed out.
> 
> I think I can almost see this coming :-)
> 
> 	daily_status_security_chksetuid_nfs="NO"

Why not do something like:
daily_status_security_chksetuid_remote="NO"

Find already has "logic" that tries to determin if an fs is local or
remote..

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