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Re: Files created with emacs are owned by system


From: Joost Kremers
Subject: Re: Files created with emacs are owned by system
Date: 1 Aug 2008 13:39:39 GMT
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address@hidden wrote:
> What I'm really looking for is a way to stop emacs saving files as
> root, or else I'm going to have to run chown every time I create a
> file, or create the file using touch and then open it in emacs.

if emacs creates files as root, it must be running as root. the only way i
know of that this can happen is if it's started by root or if it's set
suid.

btw, running chown as user on a file owned by root won't get you anything
more than a "permission denied".


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Joost Kremers                                      address@hidden
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