Re: Disallow other users from reading my $HOME

On Fri, Jan 08, 2010 at 09:50:42AM +0000, Jon Dowland wrote:
On Thu, Jan 07, 2010 at 10:24:27PM +0000, Roger Leigh wrote:
Once could just give execute perm to ~ and maybe additionally
read as well to ~/public_html?

Exactly right. The read to ~/public_html is not necessary if
you have +x and a suitable index file underneath which is

I believe the requirement for apache is it has to be able to read from /
to the destination directory.

I ran into trouble one time when I change / to 0.0 750

readable, but it doesn't really hurt. (some people might not
want their web directories 'indexable'. Those people will
not want +r, but they will also want to turn of their web
server's directory indexing feature too).

"Let me put it to you bluntly. In a changing world, we want more people to have control over your own life."

- George W. Bush
Annandale, VA

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