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SubjectRe: linux-2.6.14.tar.bz2 permissions
On Sat, Nov 26, 2005 at 06:38:22PM -0800, David Brown wrote:
> > Uh, untarring is the operation that needs to be non-root. So just have
> > a build user or some other non-root user do the untarring and building
> > (which is recommended by most anyways, IIRC). Then, as root (or via
> > sudo) make modules_install install.
>
> This isn't an excuse to have unsecure permissions when extracting as
> root though.

It certainly is not an excuse, but at least it my explain why nobody
noticed it before you :-)

Regards,
Willy

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