Subject: Re: read on dirs
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Takahiro Kambe <email@example.com>
Date: 03/11/2001 22:43:35
In message <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org>
on Sun, 11 Mar 2001 10:17:18 +0100 (CET),
> linux gives that it's directory not file and refused which i think it's
Linux isn't traditional UNIX.
> but with netbsd i CAN read directory as file and got binary output from
NetBSD's behavior is traditional UNIX's one. But on none traditional
file system; NFS, you can't read directory.
> what is it used for and what about security issues? could directory be
> written directly too?!
There is no security issue. Did you try to it by your self?
Takahiro Kambe <email@example.com>