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Re: [RFC] User Accesable Filesystem Hierarchy Standard



On Tue, 2004-04-06 at 22:40, Michael A. Peters wrote:

> 
> And of course - root's path should NOT have /usr/contrib/bin in it - for
> obvious reasons - since root isn't required to install there (which is
> another reason to not allow the contrib stuff to satisfy the distro
> rpm's - as you could end up with a distro binary using a tainted shared
> library from contrib when run as root)
> 
> -- 

And of course suid bits should not be allowed in /contrib either.
RPM would most likely fail to install with an suid bit anyway if wasn't
being run as root, but still.

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