I agree it's the wrong thing to do, but on my local machine here I have
smbmount setuid so I can mount shares from other machines using
"LinNeighbourhood". In one sense it is wrong, but in a very practical
way it does make sense for me. On a production machine I wouldn't even
think of doing that. On a production machine I'd go to the pain of
typing out the full command line to smbmount so that I knew it would be
safe. Apples and Oranges. Desktop vs server.
I think Mark Twomey must be grinning at me now reading this ;)
Collins_Paul at emc.com wrote:
>> > Presumably, it's a simple step towards setting "mount" setuid root so
> > normal users can mount those devices, or even better when supermount
>> Setting mount setuid root is probably the Wrong Thing To Do (TM). You
> should add entries to /etc/fstab with the user,noauto options set (there are
> lots of other handy options too).
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