Ben Stringer ben at burbong.com
Wed Jun 6 23:33:00 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-06-06 at 16:40 -0400, Michael Klinosky wrote:
> > Ben Stringer <ben at burbong.com>
> > On Tue, 2007-06-05 at 08:41 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> >>>   The
> >>> same goes for mounting /tmp and /var noexec.  Why do you think there's
> >>> an option to mount a partition with the noexec parameter?
> >> It's useful for data partitions, but even then mounting read only is
> >> more useful.
> > 
> > I think you will find very quickly that mounting either /tmp or /var as
> > read-only is anything but useful. Would you seriously suggest doing
> > this? I am not sure you understand these options.
> I'm sure that he meant only for data partitions.

Ah - if I misinterpreted these comments, please disregard my

> ** UPDATE **
> Having tried the ~/bin concept, I see that I don't like it, and don't 
> need it. So I scrapped it. Actually, the app works file when run from 
> its own directory (where its support files reside).

Glad to hear you have resolved your original issue.

Cheers, Ben

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