Subject: Re: Larger rm Change
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
From: Jason R. Fink <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/07/2003 18:16:07
> User immutable is for the user, so when a user uses rm, it should not
> remove user immutable files. But root should not care about user
> immutable flags. I see only one exception to this rule: I think it is
> bad to make rm remove user immutable flags on files owned by root.

I am on the fence about this one. Can anyone else offer up a short
vote? We already know the issue :-)


J Fink
NetBSD Developer
Senior Sysadmin/Programmer