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Re: [linux-security] Things NOT to put in root's crontab
From: cmccann () millenniumcc com (Christopher D. McCann)
Date: Wed, 22 May 1996 14:50:16 -0400


Dan Cross wrote:

I was under the impression that find(1) didn't follow symbolic links?
Thus, one wouldn't ``find'' /etc/passwd if there was a link to /etc
from somewhere in /tmp.

Please don't tell me that Linux (or, more precisely, GNU) broke this.  :-)

        - Dan C.

GNU find needs the '-follow' option passed to it in order to follow sym
links.

-chris



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