On Fri, 24 Mar 2006, Eric Hodel wrote:

> Your home dir is group and world writable.  A 755 directory works, the
> message is broken.  (Well, just fixed in perforce.)

thanks figured that out later... unfortunately it needs to be as some webdav
stuff lands there and www has it's own group which i cannot affect...

>> any way to adjust this?  an env var perhaps?
>
> The INLINEDIR environment variable controls this, so set it to a directory
> that's got the right permissions (at least 755).

this works - thanks!

>
>> seems like this should just warn.
>
> Other people may be able to inject code into ~/.ruby_inline if the directory
> is writeable by other people than you.
>
> That would be Really Bad.
>
> A warning is insufficient.  You would be royally screwed by the time you
> read it.

all good but not at $SAFE==0 or $SAFE==nil.  after all, $SAFE==nil really
ought to mean $VERY_DANGEROUS_PLEASE==true!  ;-)

regards.

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