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Re: user private groups and a src group

Carlos Carvalho writes:
> First, assuming the proposed scheme, I strongly prefer mounting with
> bsd semantics, instead of setting the sgid bit.

This isn't a vote.

Or, to put it another way, merely expressing your preference is
pointless.  If you have some new argument in favour of either approach
please tell us, otherwise don't say anything.

> Secondly, I don't think /usr/src or anything in /usr should have it,
> because /usr cannot normally be written to.


> However, I don't really see a big advantage in the new scheme for a
> simple reason: I don't see why a group project would be in anybody's
> home directory. It seems to me that it'd rather be under a "project"
> user, and this directory would have write permission for the group,
> with people involved in the project belonging to the group.

This paragraph tells me one of three things:
   1. You weren't thinking clearly when you wrote it;
or 2. You are having difficulty expressing yourself in English;
or 3. You are lacking knowledge vital to understand the discussion.

Unfortunately it doesn't tell me anything about the issue at hand,
because it appears to be a reply to something other than the scheme I
was proposing or a (perhaps erroneous) solution to a different


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