On Sun, Apr 17, 2005 at 04:03:46PM -0400, Daniel Barkalow wrote:
> Actually, the documentation I've got says:
> "F_OK requests checking whether merely testing for the existence of the
>  file would be allowed (this depends on the permissions of the directories
>  in the path to the file, as given in path-name.)"
> So it shouldn't complain about a filename which you're allowed to try to
> stat, even if there's nothing there. And it would depend on the privs of
> the wrong user in looking at the path.

Isn't it the case that with selinux, various objects may be hidden
depending on their accessibility?  I wonder if this has an effect

(or what about any other security model?)

Russell King

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