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User 501 ... 502 ... etc
Authored by: thinkyhead on Apr 18, '02 04:57:35PM

Since Mac OS X assigns the user id beginning at 501 on every computer it means that if you move a drive from your machine to someone else's then their user 501 will have access to everything belonging to your user 501.



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Re: User 501 ... 502 ... etc
Authored by: sjk on Apr 18, '02 08:17:18PM

And it's great fun managing NFS-mounted filesystems on servers without consistent UID/GID mappings. ;-)



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