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Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu May 11 20:25:29 EDT 2017

On 05/10/2017 12:37 AM, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> Mark, would it be possible and desirable to give fix_url a check mode
> which would warn about what it wants to do?  Ie, so it could be run by
> default at startup or something like that, so there'd be a warning in
> the logs?  While I'm thinking weird things, how about running
> checkperms in check mode at startup?

I'll think on those.

> Sure, there would be a warning at startup for people who are smarter
> than we are, but if they're that smart, they can figure out how to
> defeat the warning themselves. ;-)  If they're *not* that smart, maybe
> they shouldn't be using a configuration that bothers our check
> scripts. ;-)  Yeah, there's the symlinks issue with checkperms, but
> maybe we should make checkperms check mode follow the symlinks.  WDOT?

check_perms DOES follow symlinks. The issue is Debian patch
which makes check_perms check the group of the symlink instead of the

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