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Re: [PATCH] BSD Secure Levels: claim block dev in file struct rather than inode struct, 2.6.11-rc2-mm1 (3/8)
>For those systems that have everything on one big partition, you can often
>do stuff like:
>ln /etc/passwd /tmp/<filename_generated_by_mktemp>
>and wait for /etc/passwd to get clobbered by a cron job run by root...
How would /etc/passwd get clobbered? Are you thinking that a tmp
cleaner run by cron might delete /tmp/whatever (i.e., delete the hardlink
you created above)? But deleting /tmp/whatever is safe; it doesn't affect
/etc/passwd. I'm guessing I'm probably missing something.
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