[ILUG] quick Debian question
Niall O Broin
niall at linux.ie
Tue Apr 27 21:20:11 IST 2004
On Tuesday 27 April 2004, jm at jmason.org (Justin Mason) wrote:
>> Yes definitely wrong, sorry for that. Didn't stop and think about the whole
>> 600 thing. In my defense on my box (Debian testing) a lot of the log files
>> belong to group adm and all of the others are world readable. This was
>Actually, no, you're right! The logs *are* 640, group adm, so that works
>just fine. (I'd just assumed they were 600 without ls'ing them, my bad).
>OK, that makes sense -- and sensible UNIXy design too.
>So, to recap: I edited /etc/group, added "jm" to "adm" line, then
>logged out and back in again. Works great...
Justin should be ashamed of himself for wasting all our time with such a
sloppy question. I hereby sentence him to some community service. Perhaps he
might be able to write some small piece of software that a few of us might
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