Fedora 6 default permissions for roots home
brian+nevdull at unwell.org
Sun Mar 11 02:27:06 UTC 2007
On Sun, Mar 11, 2007 at 03:03:14PM +1300, Shams wrote:
> I installed Fedora 6 and noticed that the directory /root (home of root)
> has the default permissions r+x set for group and world.
> Can someone enlighten me why this is the case, isn't it best by default
> to have it no permissiosn for group and world?
> I mean shouldn't /root have "just" the rwx permissions set for owner
> and for group and world permissions only enabled by root if it needs
> to be?
These are default permissions for /root on a Fedora Core 6 I installed a
root at pettingzoo:/# ls -dl /root
drwxr-x--- 6 root root 4096 Mar 2 08:19 /root
Maybe a mistake changing permissions in the shell when you thought you
were in a different location? If that's not likely, maybe a package did
it (scary)? Where'd you get the installation files from?
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