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Re: locate / privacy/security



On Sun, Dec 26, 2004 at 02:53:56PM +0100, Sven wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Dec 2004 14:48:54 +0100, Sven <debeuk_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com> wrote:
> 
> > It does; the database is built as user nobody. If your homedir is not
> > world readable it won't show up in de database.
> 
> Correction, that should be it's contents won't be in de database.

# whoami; ls -Fla /root
root
total 62
drwx------   4 root  wheel    512 Dec 24 21:26 ./

% whoami; locate /root
thtsou
/root
/root/.cshrc
/root/.history
/root/.login
/root/.logout

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