Setting the sticky bit on /var/mail...

Joe Altman fj at
Tue Oct 7 21:00:15 PDT 2003

On Tue, Oct 07, 2003 at 08:26:40PM -0700, Mike Maltese wrote:
> This may not be correct, but my first instinct would be to check for a flag
> on the directory, i.e., 'ls -lo /var | grep mail'.

Absolutely you are correct, and the crowd goes wild with
applause...thank you.

I suppose it would be nice to know what set all of the following on

opaque nodump uappnd uchg uunlnk

because it sure wasn't me.

Removing them allowed me to set the appropriate bit. Thanks again.

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