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Re: sticky directory bit vs. loginfo chgrp

From: Richard Cobbe
Subject: Re: sticky directory bit vs. loginfo chgrp
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2001 16:39:12 -0600 (CST)

Lo, on Tuesday, February 20, Paul D. Smith did write:

> However, it seems like overkill to me.  I wonder why you couldn't just
> use sticky bits on the repository directory?  Then all files and
> subdirectories created in that hierarchy would automatically inherit the
> gid of its containing (sticky bit set) directory, accomplishing the same
> goal with much less work.

I may be picking at nits, but I want to make sure I have this right before
I create a new repository at work.

Sticky bit or set-gid bit?  I'd expect the latter.


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