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Re: [PATCH] nvi to dont open dirs
In article <200812201857.53498.sverre%viewmark.com@localhost>,
Sverre Froyen <sverre%viewmark.com@localhost> wrote:
>On Saturday 20 December 2008, Adam Hoka wrote:
>> I think this patch wont cause any harm, but I think its better to ask.
>> Anyone objects this? Basically this wont let nvi open a directory for
>> "editing". I happen to open dirs accidentaly. :-)
>Personally, I'd like to see the ability to open directories preserved. There
>may be good reasons to avoid writing to a directory. If so, perhaps that
>could be prevented.
The kernel prevents that. I am opposed to the patch too, because it is
behavior changing, and reading a directory is not harmful.
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