Paul Herman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
 > On Sat, 21 Apr 2001, Oliver Fromme wrote:
 > > I'm wondering why /bin/df is set-gid to the operator group
 > > by default.
 > It's to df filesystems that aren't mounted.  Try "df /dev/ad0s1a" (or
 > whatever) as user nobody with chmod 555 /bin/df.

Ah, thanks for clueing me.  :-)
I didn't know that unprivileged users are supposed to be
allowed to use df on non-mounted filesystems.

I think I'll keep it at mode 555 on my machines.


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