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Re^4: how to run this script (permissions)by johngg (Abbot)
|on Oct 05, 2012 at 17:44 UTC||Need Help??|
chmod 777 test.pm
Far too permissive!
That gives every man and his dog permission to run, modify or even delete the script, if they are able to browse to the directory containing it. Much safer would be
We see, and have to try to fix, the chaos that ensues when someone does an ill-considered
and it is a practice strongly to be discouraged.