[OpenAFS] File ownership/permissions semantics

Jim Rowan jmr@qualcomm.com
Fri, 03 Nov 2006 09:54:32 -0600

Christopher D. Clausen wrote:

> Derek Atkins <warlord@MIT.EDU> wrote:
>> This script could also touch a file in the class volume
>> so the TAs have the list of users.  A simple "rli" will let you do
>> this.
> You could touch files for other students then.  (I'm not sure if that 
> would be a bad or not, it would depend if students can get negative 
> points for turning in non-functioning code.)
> <<CDC

If you use the file ownership, not the name, to identify the student 
then I don't see any chance for impersonation.