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Re: permissions problems are a catch 22 (newbie)

From: Eric Wilhelm <ewilhelm_at_sbcglobal.net>
Date: 2004-09-28 17:57:16 CEST

# The following was supposedly scribed by
# Keven Ring
# on Tuesday 28 September 2004 10:24 am:

>To nitpick, the "s" bit is not the "sticky" bit.  The "s" bit is the
> set user/group id on execution bit.  The "t" bit is the "sticky"
> bit, and has a completely different meaning, and is not at all what
> you want.
>The command that you provided is correct, the terminology is not.

Yes. Thanks. I was a little unsure of the terminology.

Can I dub this "set user/group id on execution bit" the "spiffy bit"?
Whatever we call it, it sure simplifies sharing directories between


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