Re: core file highlight
- From: Dmitry Alexeyev <dmi_a qnx org ru>
- To: mc-devel gnome org
- Subject: Re: core file highlight
- Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2004 09:39:52 +0300
Ah, sorry, my bad.
There was `core' file highlighed brown and directory `core' in another
directory... (which was white and with leading slash)
Sorry for wasting your time.
> On Wed, 25 Feb 2004, Dmitry Alexeyev wrote:
> > Hello!
> > MC highlights file `core' dark brown. Everybody got used to it, so
> > nobody notices. But! I am repairing a hacked box, there was
> > directory named `core', in which exploit + setuid shell was hidden.
> > Maybe it is good idea to highlight directory `core' with some
> > specific color? I thought it is file before I looked into it from
> > the shell...
> Directories are highlighted by white color, which takes priority over
> "core" highlighting. Also, directories have "/" in the type field.
> I think it's enough to prevent any confusion.
> Of course, once mc starts highlighting any files, somebody will ask
> to highlight more files. Unfortunately, the existing code is not
> very easy to extend and keep in a good shape, and code bloat isn't
> going to help.
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