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Re: default file permissions

Am Monday 10 May 2004 18:17 schrieb Antonio Rodriguez:
> Would some explain further the 4 number system? More exactly, the last
> three numbers are clear, they are explained everywhere, but the first
> one, refering to "special", is not explained anywhere that I know. I
> will be happy to read about it. I imagine that the first digit has to
> do with the "sticky bit", about which I wouldn't mind reading. It
> seems that in most references that I have seen they don't talk about
> it much.

Try "man chmod" (wouldn't that be the first place to look for it?). It even 
has its own paragraphs for sticky files and dirs.


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