This is only nominally on-topic, but I thought I'd note... On Fri, Aug 18, 2000 at 01:40:46AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote: > > difference, IMO, is that it one can (and people quite frequently do) > user chmod on files they own; ifconfig is far less likely to be sued > by the general user. (Offhad, I can;t see me useing chown, since one > needs permissions anyway for that). Chown becomes useful if you are a member of multiple groups, and you want to reassign group ownership of a file you own from one group to another. I've used it this way on a number of occasions, and I suspect I'm not the only one. -- Zed Pobre <email@example.com> a.k.a. Zed Pobre <firstname.lastname@example.org> PGP key and fingerprint available on finger; encrypted mail welcomed.
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