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Re: MacOSX 10.0.X Permissions uncorrectly set
From: Bryan Blackburn <blb () pobox com>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2001 14:41:44 -0600

Are you sure you haven't done something else to the system?  It appears
the system creates most directories under the homedir with more
restrictive permissions.  For example, I just created two new
users (on OS X 10.0.4), one with admin and one without; in both cases,
/Users/newuser/Desktop was 700, as well as almost all other directories
created for a new user.  OS X creates eight directories for a new
user: Desktop, Documents, Library, Movies, Music, and Pictures, which are
all mode 700, and two mode 755 directories: Public, and Sites.


On Jun 26, 2001 02:24, kangoo stated:
Permissions of /Users/yourname/Desktop which show your desktop is
xrwxrwxrwx, allowing every user to read/write on your own Desktop folder.

Fix: chmod 755 or chmod 750 /Users/yourname/Desktop

Apple have been warned long ago and as of 10.0.4 it is stil not fixed.

Les moines.

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