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Re: [suse-security] hidden directories
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2002 14:57:55 +0200
  • Message-id: <200208091457.55480.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 09 August 2002 14.55, Peter Wiersig wrote:
> rutger wrote:
> > i mean 'hidden' in the sense, that root cannot
> > view them with e.g. ls -la.
> > i found an entry in xferlog pointing to
> > a zipfile in /~___.test/xy.zip
>
> ^^
> this should mean a users directory, no?

No. ~ is only translated if it's the first character. ~foo means /home/foo,
/~foo means /~foo.

Anders

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