Re: How to replicate the behaviour of /usr/local
Dne, 16. 10. 2009 12:50:43 je Klistvud napisal(a):
> Dne, 16. 10. 2009 12:19:03 je Cameron Hutchison napisal(a):
> > Klistvud <email@example.com> writes:
> > >I have a shared directory on my system; what I'd like to achieve
> > >making every newly created (or copied from elsewhere) file belong
> > >the group owner "users".
> > # chgrp users /path/to/shared/directory
> > # chmod g+s /path/to/shared/directory
> > The set-group-id bit on a directory causes all files created in
> > directory to take the group id of the directory. Any directories
> > created
> > in that directory also take the group id of the parent directory
> > automatically have the set-group-id bit set on that directory. This
> > causes the group id to propogate down the hierarchy as new
> > directories
> > are created.
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> Thanx. Your solution, though, only works for newly created files.
> *copied to* my shared dir from elsewhere still retain their original
> group ownership(s)... That never happens in usr/local.
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Anybody care to chime in? The question was: how does /usr/local manage
to assign a predefined group ownership to every file you copy to /usr/
local? Can such behaviour be replicated for an arbitrary directory in
my /home subtree?
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