[OS X TeX] Command-line fun

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Mon Jan 15 11:15:23 EST 2007

Le 15 janv. 07 à 17:04, Peter Dyballa a écrit :

> 2755 for directories might be a better choice: then automatically  
> the new contents in such a directory would be owned by the owners  
> of this directory. No "post-fixing" would be necessary.
> A problem could arise from executable files (Ruby, Perl, and other  
> scripts, for example in ConTeXt or XeTeX): they would lose this  
> attribute.

Hi Peter,

Thanks for the explanations. Wouldn't the above have security  
implications, any file put into these directories (owned by root)  
immediately acquiring root privileges? Or did I misunderstand something?


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