user private groups and a src group
Date: Sun, 6 Mar 94 13:40 PST
From: David Engel <email@example.com>
> > Does anyone have this private group scheme working? If we can agree
> > to use it, a few things in the Debian distribution can be changed to
> > provide this functionality by default.
I've never used it before, but I'm seriously considering doing so on a
new file server I'm setting up for my group and another at work.
After a reboot, the groups command shows the correct list of groups. I can
now write group-writable files owned by other members of a project group.
However, Linux still implements the SYSV method for assigning group
membership to new files. (It assigns the default group of the process
creating the file.)
I see there is a newgrp command that changes the gid associated with the
process. Unfortunately, I am no more likely to remember to newgrp than
umask. Are you planning to just remember, or how are you going to make