Shared library permissions
b3nt at ukonline.co.uk
Sat Nov 5 12:23:10 PST 2005
On the BIND-9.3.1 server page there is a long instruction to chmod the installed shared libraries to 755 and the explanation given is that "Libtool does not set the permissions for these libraries correctly"...But libtool sets the permissions to 644. How is that not correct? Why do shared libraries need to be executable? Why go to the trouble of "fixing" something that isn't broken?
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