[OpenAFS] .Xauthority issues

Tino Schwarze tino.schwarze@informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Tue, 12 Mar 2002 19:41:46 +0100

On Tue, Mar 12, 2002 at 07:35:06PM +0100, Martin Schulz wrote:

> due to the directory-wise access control in AFS, the files in the
> homedirectory are open for anyone I like to give access to part of my
> data. However, there are several files that are not for public. 

> The ususal handling is to move these into a subdirectory with a more
> restrictive ACL and supply a link from the original location pointing
> into that subdirectory. 

Why do you grant read access to your home directory? Just move public
readable files into a PUBLIC subdirectory or something. IMHO, $HOME is
just the wrong place to make readable to the public. Lookup rights
should suffice there.

Bye, Tino.

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