A very 'trivial' question about /root

Ayan George ayan at ayan.net
Wed Jun 26 21:47:27 UTC 2013

> This is a very 'trivial' question but it's bugging me since quite a
> while now so I gotta ask.
> There's any reason (and should be a fairly good one) why the /root
> directory permissions by default are set to 755 (for sure on releases
> 8.0/8.1/9.0/9.1)????

I imagine / needs those permissions during installation but maybe they
should be changed to something more desirable at post-install.  What
would you suggest -- maybe 555?


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