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RE: permission problem - maybe capitalization

From: Stanton, Curt (NCI/IMS)
Subject: RE: permission problem - maybe capitalization
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2001 16:28:09 -0500

That is what we thought too, but here is what the permissions look like for
the directories


Everything seems to be pointing to sticky bit but it doesn't show up in the

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> To:   Stanton, Curt (NCI/IMS)
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> Subject:      Re: permission problem - maybe capitalization
> Stanton, Curt writes:
> > 
> > I have two users UserA and UserB
> > They both belong to GroupA
> > 
> > DirA is where all the files are
> > UserA is the owner of DirA and
> > GroupA is the group of DirA
> > 
> > The problem is that UserB can only commit files that he owns, but UserA
> can
> > commit any file.
> > What might the problem be?
> You have some sort of "unusual" permissions set on the directory.  If
> it's a Unix system, you probably have the sticky bit set -- that
> prevents anyone from deleting a file except the owner of the file or the
> owner of the directory (most likely, someone got confused when trying to
> get BSD filesystem semantics in the directory and set the sticky bit
> rather than the set-group-id bit).
> -Larry Jones
> You're going to be pretty lonely in the nursing home. -- Calvin

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