Creating reference files
The procedures in the following sections involve getting
file attributes and checking those attributes for any suspicious
settings. The checking portion of the work can be considerably simplified
if you execute these procedures and save the results in a
reference file. Then, at a later time, when you execute one of
these procedures again, you can compare the current output
with the output of the reference file. The
command is a good way to compare two files. This will allow you to
pinpoint any differences quickly and let you investigate them.
As you install or remove files, you need to update your
Checking file characteristics
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