KDE and the executable bit

Andras Mantia amantia at kde.org
Mon Jan 28 14:30:19 GMT 2008

On Monday 28 January 2008, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> You get it if you have a VFAT pen drive. It mounts everything +x by
> default, doesn't it? Is noexec the default?

I stand corrected, you both are right. Doesn't make much sense to me to 
do like that...

So trusting the exec bit is not enough. Forgetting it though seems silly 
to me, so...I think the already suggested ask what to do is a good 

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

Well, yes.

Quanta Plus developer - http://quanta.kdewebdev.org
K Desktop Environment - http://www.kde.org
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