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Old 05-29-2003, 12:15 AM   #1
klmn1
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Unhappy File/directory access rights


It seems I am having a little difficulties with the file/directory access rights.

My methods;

- transfer folder A to Linux local directory
- using chmod -R 777 local directory/ to change access rights

I would want to know, what if a user saved a file into the local directory, it seems the file will not be able to write/execute by other user within the same group.

My question,

1) How can I set the rights from the start so that whenever a user saved a file to the local directory, I need not to use the chmod command to change the rights?

thanx
 
Old 05-29-2003, 01:21 AM   #2
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I'm not sure of what you ask/want to do.

chmod +777 give EVERYBODY access to the files/directory. If another user in the world can't write/execute the file, you have a serious trouble.

Last edited by Half_Elf; 05-29-2003 at 01:22 AM.
 
Old 05-29-2003, 01:21 AM   #3
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hmmm...Let me get this straight.

Lets say the user Greg saves a file to /usr/local. You want EVERY OTHER USER on the machine to be able to access the file that Greg owns?

If so, that defeats the whole purpose of owning a file.
 
Old 05-29-2003, 02:14 AM   #4
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Sorry guys!

What I meant here on the file was, the file should be updated by two person and for example, if A create and save the file, B will open the file with a (READ-ONLY).

Whenever B try to save, it requires to be renamed before saving.

This is the scenario I am facing now.

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