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You can download the source code for namei from SourceForge. To compile, you need to delete the #include <sys/sysmacros.h> line from stat.c, then run make.


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I've experimentally checked the iOS behavior by trying to initiate a phone call from one of my apps. Here are the results: It is possible to programatically start a phone call without user confirmation. I've just written a single line of code that is executed right after the App has been loaded. Meaning that if your App is in the foreground it can start a ...


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There are access control restrictions on that directory. You can inspect those from the command line: ls -lOe / (That's a capital letter O and not a zero 0) I would suggest mounting your volume to another directory - either /tmp or $TMPDIR rather than messing with the restrictions that are designed to prevent what you have - an actual directory with ...


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I've made a test app to check this. App can open URL such as tel://123456789 only when it is in foreground and active. When I call this code even just after entering the background state, the API to open this URL did nothing. So to answer your question - apps won't be able to make a call without your knowledge. To test this paste this in your AppDelegate: ...


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If you are an administrator (i.e. have an admin account) on the MacBook Air and are familiar with the command line interface you can use the sudo command to obtain machine-level admin rights. Once you have those rights, you can access the files in that folder. An example of this might be: $ cd ~/Desktop $ mkdir luannsphotos $ sudo cp -R ...



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