change to vncpasswd requested

Luis B. Almeida Luis.Almeida "at" inesc.pt
Fri, 02 Oct 1998 09:29:45 +0000


> 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.

When it finds a file with modified permissions, it could also warn the
user and ask whether to proceed.

Luis

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