Re: a few q's
On 19 Dec 1998, Roland Rosenfeld wrote:
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: > 002 is reasonable with the default setup.
: But where is this good for? If a system is configured to use uid==gid,
: than we don't need a file to be group-writable, because the user can
: write on it because he is the owner.
Think shared development. Users foo, bar, and baz are all working on a
project located in /usr/local/project . All three users have been added
to group "project". /usr/local/project is owned by group project, and
is drwxrwsr-x. Each user has a umask of 002.
Therefore, no matter who creates a new file in /usr/local/project, the
other two users will be able to edit the file.
I've got machines configured both ways - it really depends on the main
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