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RE: [MiNT] drive letters (was: Kernal questions)

> > I would propose to just allow Fattrib() on the u: drive. This way,
> > interested people can use chmod.ttp during system startup to hide the
> > entries if they want to. Should be a painless change.
> Yes, that's a much better idea.

I don't agree.

As you know, the purpose of chmod is to restrict access (or hide) certain
directories.  In the case of / it belongs to root, so if we allow a chmod
on U: we could easily end up locking access to the whole filesystem.

Julian's idea sounds like a simpler solution, but it really opens up too
many security breaches and fails to handle the simple task outlined above.

  Martin-Eric Racine * http://www.pp.fishpool.com/~q-funk/M-E/
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