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Re: Add/Import and directory perms...

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Add/Import and directory perms...
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2001 15:29:03 -0500 (EST)

Rob Helmer writes:
> I usually set the sticky bit on the cvs root, like this :
> chmod g+s /var/cvs
> that will make files inside that directory inhereit whatever
> permissions the group has.

That's the SGID (set group id) bit, not the sticky bit.  The sticky bit
keeps an unprivileged user from deleting or renaming files that belong
to other users.

-Larry Jones

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