www symlink owned by root, is that bad?

BianchiDude

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I have a www symlink owned by root, is that bad?
# ll /home/april/www
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 11 Feb 14 10:26 /home/april/www -> public_html/

public_html is not:
# ll /home/april/ |grep html
drwxr-x--- 11 april nobody 4096 Feb 14 10:26 public_html/
 

rpmws

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BianchiDude said:
I have a www symlink owned by root, is that bad?
# ll /home/april/www
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 11 Feb 14 10:26 /home/april/www -> public_html/

public_html is not:
# ll /home/april/ |grep html
drwxr-x--- 11 april nobody 4096 Feb 14 10:26 public_html/
that's correct ..keeps clients from removing it and then bitching at you cause it's broken :)