What periodic process strips executable permissions?
cswiger at mac.com
Mon Feb 25 21:42:37 UTC 2008
On Feb 25, 2008, at 1:18 PM, Shawn Barnhart wrote:
> I wrote a shell script to email me the output of ntpdc -p and put it
> in my crontab.
> It works for a week, and at some point over the weekend my script
> loses its executable permissions for me (user) but not for group or
> Is there a FreeBSD periodic job that runs periodically and removes
> executable permissions? I'm pretty sure I didn't make it SUID. It
> was rwxr-xr-x and there are other scripts in the same directory
> rwxr--r-- that don't lose their permissions.
There's nothing which comes with FreeBSD which would make such a
change in permissions. Check whether your other cron jobs or anything
customized with the periodic scripts are doing stuff you don't
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