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Revision 1.1.2.2, Fri Jul 7 16:22:18 2000 UTC (19 years, 10 months ago) by itojun
Branch: netbsd-1-5
CVS Tags: netbsd-1-5-RELEASE, netbsd-1-5-PATCH003, netbsd-1-5-PATCH002, netbsd-1-5-PATCH001, netbsd-1-5-BETA2, netbsd-1-5-BETA, netbsd-1-5-ALPHA2
Changes since 1.1.2.1: +63 -0 lines

pullup, approved by releng-1-5
rename securepath.3 into secure_path.3, as the function is named secure_path().
it is too hard to guess...

basesrc/distrib/sets/lists/comp/mi 1.243 -> 1.244
basesrc/distrib/sets/lists/comp/obsolete.mi 1.23 -> 1.24
basesrc/lib/libutil/Makefile 1.26 -> 1.27

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.\" BSDI login_cap.3,v 1.4 1997/11/07 16:22:27 jch Exp
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.Dd "July 16, 1996"
.Dt SECURE_PATH 3 
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm secure_path
.Nd determine if a file appears to be secure
.Sh LIBRARY
.Lb libutil
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Fd #include <util.h>
.Ft int
.Fn secure_path "char *path"
.Sh DESCRIPTION
The
.Fn secure_path
function takes a path name and returns 0 if the path name is secure, -1
if not.
To be secure a path must
exist,
be a regular file (and not a directory),
owned by root,
and only writable by the owner (root).
.Sh HISTORY
The 
.Nm 
function is based on the BSD/OS implementation of same
and appeared in
.Nx 1.5
by kind permission.