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Re: Weird permission problem

From: Eric Siegerman
Subject: Re: Weird permission problem
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2001 20:33:17 -0500
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On Tue, Nov 06, 2001 at 03:29:44PM -0500, Stanton, Curt (NCI/IMS) wrote:
> 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?

The directory doesn't have group write permission -- it's drwxr-xr-x
instead of drwxrwxr-x?


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