[OpenAFS-devel] kuserok() checking UID ownership on afs

Jeffrey Hutzelman jhutz at cmu.edu
Thu Feb 3 11:54:57 EST 2005

On Thursday, February 03, 2005 12:36:16 PM +0100 Harald Barth 
<haba at pdc.kth.se> wrote:

>> Unfortunately, you're both trying to solve not the problem that Troy and
>> Russ were actually discussing.  You're trying to solve the "I can't
>> access  the user's .k5login" problem, but the problem they were talking
>> about is  "how can I prove that no one _except_ the user could have
>> written to the  .k5login?".
> I wrote that if you can open the file for _writing_ you probably are the
> user which could have written to it from the begining.

Just because you can write to it doesn't mean no one else can...

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