Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Ticket #8058, comment 7


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Sep 24, 2013 10:20:33 AM (23 months ago)
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berdario
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  • Ticket #8058, comment 7

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    11Uhm, "writable by someone else" seems to include the group, even if the group "dario" doesn't include any user other than "dario" himself.
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    3 Why does ghci care about the permissions of the parent directory by the way? I just tried and it seems that on linux, having writing permissions for a directory isn't enough to move it away (and substitute it with a malicious one)
    4 (fwiw: this is a linux box with hostname "macbook", not macosx... sorry for the confusion)
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    63So, if for some reason (other unices?) we really need to check the permissions of the parent directory, the error message may mention it
     
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    3532Thank you
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     36edit: for a moment I forgot how directory permissions worked