Bug#202944: [Adduser-devel] Bug#202944: adduser: default dirmode: not world readable?

Marc Haber mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de
Sat Feb 11 00:51:38 UTC 2006

On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 10:57:14PM +0100, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> What is the reason home directories are world readable (by default)?

Historical Reasons. It has always been that way, there is a way to
change the default, and changing the default is going to cause trouble
for existing installations.


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