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Re: Group of new files

On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 11:17:30AM +0200, Ron Rademaker wrote:
> I got bunch of directories, each owned by a different group. Some users
> can only access (if I say access I mean rwx) one directory (so are only
> in 1 group), others are in more groups. Now if a user with default group
> foo creates any new files in a directory of group bar I want the files
> he or she created to be owned by group bar... Not by group foo. Most of
> the users barely know how to use ftp... So learning them how to user
> chown or sg is out of the question. Any ideas?

Make the directory setgid to the group in question, i.e. 'chmod g+s
directory'. This is a good idea for directories in which shared work is
to take place.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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