POSIX file permission (understanding) problem?
jhell at DataIX.net
Sat Oct 30 03:29:33 UTC 2010
On 10/29/2010 23:27, jhell wrote:
> On 10/25/2010 18:28, Chuck Swiger wrote:
>> chmod g+w testdir/ (as superuser, exit again)
>> ls -ld testdir
>> drwxrwx--x 2 nobody intern 512 25 Okt 23:03 testdir
>>> ls -l testdir
>>> total 0
>>> -rw-r----- 1 nobody intern 0 25 Okt 23:03 testfile
>>> -> Now editing with vi (as user harry) changes the ownership of the
>>> file and writing is successfull:
>>> ls -l testdir/
>>> total 2
>>> -rw-r----- 1 harry intern 5 25 Okt 23:10 testfile
>> A file in a sticky directory may only be removed or renamed
>> by a user if the user has write permission for the directory and the user
>> is the owner of the file, the owner of the directory, or the super-user.
> Obviously he is not the owner of the file, directory, nor the superuser
> in this case so if I am missing something here please forgive me but I
> still see a big problem with this....
Never mind... forhot the chmod g+w.
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