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Archaic archaic at indy.rr.com
Sun Jan 11 05:04:18 PST 2004


On Sun, Jan 11, 2004 at 01:41:36PM +0100, Miguel Bazdresch wrote:
> > 
> If we start by replacing the most trivial of programs, where are we going
> to stop?

Agreed.

> I'll explain. The decision to remove or not remove suid from mount
> should come as a natural consequence of a security policy that each
> user will create for himself and his circumstances. If we start by
> removing suids, we're creating a default policy without thinking first
> what it is we want.

Very well said, Miguel.

-- 
Archaic

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with it.  Bake it into pies, probably.  Anything to avoid creating jobs.

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