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Re: mkdir() and group id

From: Thomas Bushnell, BSG
Subject: Re: mkdir() and group id
Date: 26 Apr 2002 10:35:52 -0700
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prj@po.cwru.edu (Paul Jarc) writes:

> This works with the SysV (aka Linux) behavior as well: if a directory
> is setgid, any files created within it inherit the group id, and any
> directories created within it inherit both the group id and the setgid
> bit.

As long as the setgid bit is inherited too, then yeah, this works as

But I think I'd prefer to leave the Hurd as-is.  Among other things,
it will help Debian out and make portability *better* in the
long-term.  Consider, for example, the Debian BSD porting group.  

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