On Wednesday 07 November 2001 04:52 am, Ethan Benson wrote:
> i don't see how, unless the directory is sticky and owned by someone
> other then the user.
You are correct, it's not the zero-byte file that prevents it, but the fact
that part of the directory structure is owned by someone else.
I made that realization later yesterday afternoon (slapping hand on
forehead). However, interesting that the local user could still dump the
That is, however, not of any significance because it still sort of emulates
the chattr +i and that keeps me from having to rewrite a bunch of scripts as
well as keeping local users from doing stupid things.