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I have a Samba directory shared called /mydirectory
the user can access to this directory is an "administrator" user from Windows. Directory and Samba does it works.
Now, when i use my directory under windows owner and group are "administrator" and when i log into my Rhel system as root and i create a directory under /mydirectory owner and group is root.
What i really want is "mkdir directory" and allow the new directory inherit the "administrator" user from parent directory. But mkdir has no this kind of function, therefore over this forum i saw "umask" could help but umask that i know it's only for permission to files and not for a specific user or group.
How can i workaround this?
In poor words,
1. administrator open the samba directory, the samba directory has administrator:administrator as owner and group
2. administrator create the "goofy" directory
3. "goofy" directory created from another system must inherit owner and group so it will be "administrator:administrator"
I don't think you need a loop there if you only intend to create dirs one at a time.
Alternately, you could add an option after read to see if its eg 'zz', in which case it breaks out and exits. Your choice.
Incidentally, Linux is case sensitive, so davide != Davide ....