Subject: Re: File names and security...
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/06/1997 09:56:24
On Fri, 6 Jun 1997, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:

> How is it useful to have on a filesystem-by-filesystem basis?  Seems
> to me that if you're that concerned about it, you always want it on
> for the whole system, no?

Right. In which case you may want to make it more general by having
a sysctl variable that you set to a string of all the characters
you want to be illegal in filenames.


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