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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Link with permissions

From: James Blackwell
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Link with permissions
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2004 21:34:59 -0400

> On Saturday 25 September 2004 00.02, Jason McCarty wrote:
>> Should we even care about any permissions besides a file's
>> executable bit? At least it's the only permission I find myself
>> changing in arch trees.

Robin Farine wrote:
> Thinking more about this ... let us drop them all. Keeping the 
> special case of the executable permission is not worth the extra 
> complexity given that simple alternatives with broader applications 
> exist.

What will you say to the people that are currently using arch to back up
things like /etc and /home ? 

There's at least a couple people that distribute their /home/usrname
across several machines by using arch.

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