Append only directory ? Is this possible with unix permissions ?

perryh at perryh at
Wed Apr 11 07:53:23 UTC 2007

Gore Jarold <!gore_jarold at> wrote:

> I have a user whose home directory I would like to
> make "append only".
> ...

As someone else suggested, ACLs are likely the strongest way of
handling this.

On the other hand, if all that is needed is a way to make it a
little tougher for said user to shoot him/herself in the foot,
"set noclobber" in csh or tcsh might help.

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