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10.3: Move and trash root-owned files from the Finder
Authored by: liquidgood on Oct 29, '03 02:19:34PM

hmm. this seems odd to me.
robg, i'm not quite sure you mean; command-drag still moves files between file systems for me, and i can command-click on files just like before.
command-drag also will have the finder prompt me for my password, say, to move a root-owned file, and it will work.
however, the weird thing is that it seems i can just delete any file, regardless of permissions, from the finder by dragging it to the trash. in the terminal, i can't.
i did a clean install with the retail panther and ran the 10.3.1 update yesterday. anyone else have this?



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10.3: Move and trash root-owned files from the Finder
Authored by: bluehz on Oct 29, '03 06:12:42PM

I have noticed that pretty much any file you try to alter - if you don't nromally have permission to alter it - will present a dialog now that allows you to enter a password and continue on your merry way. If they had put this feature in the initial build of OS X we wouldn't have heard so much whining about permissions, etc.



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10.3: Move and trash root-owned files from the Finder
Authored by: Murphy on Oct 30, '03 09:36:56AM

I think it's bad - I found out I can delete or view files of other people on my computer by just changing the owner in the info window, without using sudo or logging in as root. I don't think it was possible that way before.



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