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From: Tomasz Rola <>
To: Bob <>
Cc: linux-kernel <>,
	Tomasz Rola <>
Subject: Re: The x Bit Problem
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 2003 15:04:17 +0100 (CET)	[thread overview]
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On Fri, 5 Dec 2003, Tomasz Rola wrote:

> On Fri, 5 Dec 2003, Bob wrote:
> > Windows doesn't just ignore it. When I move
> > files from win to linux all the x bits are turned
> > on so txt and bz2 and jpg files are marked
> > executable. That's annoying and a security
> > risk.
> I'm jumping into this thread so this might have already been told but how
> about umask=0111 mount option for dos (fat,vfat etc) filesystems? Also,

And I'm answering to myself.

Nope. But with showexec=no it seems that only dirs and *.exe are x-ed.
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  reply	other threads:[~2003-12-05 13:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
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2003-12-05  5:24           ` Grant Miner
2003-12-05  8:07             ` Bob
2003-12-05 12:30               ` Tomasz Rola
2003-12-05 14:04                 ` Tomasz Rola [this message]
2003-12-05 12:44             ` Hans Reiser

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