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Re: permission denied on owned files

Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net> writes:

> Something else strange just happened during an autobuild pass. All of the
> subdirectories in my build tree have suddenly become inaccessable to the
> build user, who owns all the files and directories. Here is what I get:

> $ cd sbuild
> sh: cd: sbuild: Permission denied
> $ ls -l
> total 9
> drw-rw-r--   2 build    build        1024 Oct  6 09:47 sbuild
> So, where do I look to figure out why I am not allowed access to these
> files/directories?

In order to access a directory you must have execute permission (the
x-bit) on it.

	- Ruud de Rooij.
ruud de rooij | ruud@ruud.org | http://ruud.org

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