[TUHS] History of chown semantics

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Fri Jan 10 04:55:39 AEST 2014

On Jan 9, 2014, at 11:18 AM, Dario Niedermann wrote:

> Il 09/01/2014 alle 15:56, Clem Cole ha scritto:
>> I agree with you, I always thought it was crazy [...]
> Maybe I'm missing something, but it seems easy enough to make the
> `chown' program only executable by root.

chown(2) has to do the enforcement. chown(1) or the filesystem doing it doesn't help so much.


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