Re: dumb question or not?

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2012/2/7 Space Cakex <spacecakex@xxxxxxxxx>:
> It is slightly different
>
> -rws--x--x 1 root root 13740 febr   3 18.36 /sbin/mount.ecryptfs_private*
>
> since my last mail I have re-emerged ecryptfs utils with suid flag, so now I
> can mount my private
>
> is this really absolutely necessary to have suid bit on the executables?
> This is looks dangerous to me :)

Well, it's required if you want your non-root user to be able to mount
your private directory.

Otherwise, you can mount it manually by hand as root.

-- 
:-Dustin

Dustin Kirkland
Chief Architect
Gazzang, Inc.
www.gazzang.com
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