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Re: Permission to read anything from ls, cp, and find?

On Oct 16 07:21, Eric Blake wrote:
> According to Corinna Vinschen on 10/16/2006 7:14 AM:
> > for instance, find(1) traverses directory trees by chdir'ing into
> > directories before listing them.  So even with this patch, find(1) is
> > still not a good candidate for backing up directory trees in a situation
> > as you describe above.  tar(1) doesn't seem to have this problem,
> > though.
> Which version of find?  find 4.3.0 switched over to gnulib's fts
> implementation, which, if openat() and friends were to be implemented, is

It's with find 4.3.0.  It just doesn't traverse into a directory which
it has no permissions for.  Since reading the directory works usually, I
concluded that the failing chdir (see an strace) is the culprit.


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