Tomas and Dan, thanks for the explanations. So if the process have already a
handle (file descriptor) to apple, it can continue using it, even when I chmod
700 one of its parents. On the other hand, any new process trying to get a
handle to apple MUST traverse the directory tree. This is what I understand.
Thanks again for the explanations.
7. Mar 2018 15:05 by to...@tuxteam.de:
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> On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 11:54:06AM -0000, Dan Purgert wrote:
>> Think of it as being somewhat like a parking lot / garage with a gate at the
> Uh-oh. A car analogy :)
>> You enter the lot / garage, get your ticket, and are admitted in. Now
>> you're free to go anywhere in the lot to find a space (equivalent of
>> opening / editing files).
>> While you're driving around the lot, the attendant closes the gate and
>> puts up a "Lot Full" sign [...]
> Nice metaphor, thanks!
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