change to vncpasswd requested

Ray Jones rjones "at" pobox.com
Thu, 01 Oct 1998 18:17:04 +0000


"Boyce, David" <David.Boyce "at" Fmr.com> writes:

> Thus I would argue that in the
> interest of consistency VNC ought to be modified in one of two ways:
> either don't make this silent change (my original request) or failing
> that, refuse to open a password file with modified permissions. Some
> Unix implementations (AIX?) require a .rhosts file to be mode 600 before
> opening it, so there is a precedent here.

this sounds very reasonable to me.  perhaps with an option to force it
to ignore the permissions.

ray jones

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