unix permissions questions
freebsd at edvax.de
Tue Sep 14 18:17:39 UTC 2010
On Tue, 14 Sep 2010 11:04:58 -0700, Chuck Swiger <cswiger at mac.com> wrote:
> On Sep 14, 2010, at 11:01 AM, Polytropon wrote:
> > On Tue, 14 Sep 2010 13:32:40 -0400 (EDT), doug at safeport.com wrote:
> >> I found several directories whose permissions where set to
> >> dr-s--S--T 2 user group 512 Feb 22 2010 .procmail/
> >> All were .procmail which is what we set for procmail logging and supporting
> >> recipes. In reading 'man ls' it seems (to me) this might result from losing the
> >> execute bit on the directory. Is this correct? Been BSDing since 1995 and have
> >> not seen this set of permissions. Thanks for any insights.
> > After a short read of "man ls":
> [ ... ]
> > Result: User can execute SUID, group cannot execute, others cannot search
> > or execute; sticky bit is set.
> Except that this is a directory, not a file.... :-)
Thanks, I forgot to include that in my summary. :-)
In this case, I wanted to say that the user can chdir / search that
> A bit of experimentation suggests that "chmod 7500 .procmail" are the
> permissions involved, which are silly. No group permissions enabled
> means setgid is meaningless, and I don't see any value for using the
> sticky bit here, either. Try using 0500, 0700, or maybe 4500/4700 instead.
I would think that's what the permissions should be - it roughly is
equivalent to what a file with a similar purpose would look like for
a (user's) private .procmail/ directory.
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