A very 'trivial' question about /root

Reed Loefgren rloefgren at forethought.net
Wed Jun 26 23:18:27 UTC 2013

On 06/26/13 15:47, Ayan George wrote:
> ASV:
>> 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?
> -ayan
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Just a mention, I set /root to 700 and haven't seen any issues to date.


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