Subject: Re: locking users in their home dir?
To: Tom T. Thai <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: I can teach you how to fish... <email@example.com>
Date: 10/20/1998 11:01:36
Ted Lemon sez:
* Sure, make all the directories above them world executable but not
* world readable.
Does not prevent chdir()ing up from the target directory.
* Directories in which executables live have to be
* readable or shells that keep command hash tables won't work, though.
Not true. The hash tables will fail, but I believe notes are kept
internally to mark non-hashable directories as such, or at the very
least, an exec[lv]p is called which will, via brute force, tromp
through the entire path before giving up.
* And I don't know what else might break - you'd have to try it and
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