Re: 2.8.0 and newly strict checking

From: SM <>
Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2013 21:21:56 -0800

Hi Murray,
At 20:21 04-03-2013, Murray S. Kucherawy wrote:
>The test is this one:
> if ((s.st_mode & (S_IRGRP|S_IWGRP)) != 0)
>If that test passes, then the password and group databases are
>checked for any other users with the same gid as the file. If you
>remove "S_IRGRP|" from that line, then the group read bit doesn't matter.

There is also a test for group membership. As I am writing from
memory I could be wrong. The tests may be too stringent for some
environments. I'll follow up on -dev once I get around to reading
the code again.

Received on Tue Mar 05 2013 - 05:50:28 PST

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