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Re: File permission confusion [Debian 9.1 with MATE]




On Tue 02 Jan 2018 at 13:33:11 -0600, Richard Owlett wrote:

> On 01/02/2018 12:41 PM, Brian wrote:
> > On Tue 02 Jan 2018 at 13:34:16 -0500, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> > 
> > > On Tue, Jan 02, 2018 at 06:30:55PM +0000, Brian wrote:
> > > > What *prevents* a user from destroying his own backup files?
> > > 
> > > Intelligence, or an air gap, or both.
> > 
> > The same things which prevent him from destroying the original files?
> > Nothing to do with permissions or ACLs. You make Michael Stone's point
> > for him.
> > 
> 
> A question in lieu of a parable.
> Would a resident of a 25th floor flat appreciate a railing on his balcony?#

Indubitably he would. It doesn't destroy his freedom to throw himself
over it, though.

-- 
Brian.