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Re: permissions problems are a catch 22 (newbie)

From: Keven Ring <keven_at_mitre.org>
Date: 2004-09-28 18:59:58 CEST

Eric Wilhelm wrote:

># 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
I call it the "setuid" bit (only 2 more "syllables" than "spiffy" :)
)... Of course, since the setuid bit can also be used for groups, it's
really the "set[ug]id", but that's really hard to pronounce... :)

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