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Re: namei and path canonicalization

On Nov 8,  6:54am, (David Holland) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: namei and path canonicalization

| We don't, at least as of your changes this afternoon which always set
| it... I'm wondering if we should though. Any setugid program that uses
| that value is presumptively doing something dangerous, and it's not
| clear that there's anything non-dangerous that *can* be done with it.

It was set in the majority of the cases as programs ran from the
popular shells have been executed using an absolute path.


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