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Hi All,

First, I apologise if this isn't a kernel question, but I think it is related.

Slackware 10 base, 2.6.15.6

I am normal user, in groups users and wheel. Why can I do this:


nick@linuxamd:nick$ which ls
/usr/bin/ls
nick@linuxamd:nick$ ls -lsa /usr/bin/ls
0 lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 12 2004-07-22 22:52 /usr/bin/ls -> ../../bin/ls
nick@linuxamd:nick$ cd /bin
nick@linuxamd:bin$ sudo chmod 111 ls
nick@linuxamd:bin$ ls -lsa ls
76 ---x--x--x 1 root bin 72608 2004-03-16 02:08 ls



I shouldn't be able to execute 'ls' as I can't read it, shouldn't it?

Nick
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