KDE and the executable bit

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Mon Jan 28 13:38:19 GMT 2008

On Monday 28 January 2008 13:23:32 Andras Mantia wrote:
> On Monday 28 January 2008, Marc Espie wrote:
> > Your average user gets a .jpg file, he doesn't want it to execute
> > just because it has an x bit...
> Let me know how the average user gets a jpg file with the x bit...
> And again, what if the average user gets a compiled file, and .sh file
> which does rm -rf $HOME ?

You get it if you have a VFAT pen drive. It mounts everything +x by default, 
doesn't it? Is noexec the default?

I'm more worried about .desktop files. Those are executed without the +x bit 

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