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Re: multi-user file permission problems
- From: Brian Ford <ford at vss dot fsi dot com>
- To: Max Bowsher <maxb at ukf dot net>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2003 17:47:27 -0600 (CST)
- Subject: Re: multi-user file permission problems
On Tue, 11 Feb 2003, Max Bowsher wrote:
> Brian Ford wrote:
> > Here is an example:
> > ls -l /bin/make.exe
> > -rwx------+ 1 ford None 156160 May 11 2002 make.exe
> > getfacl -a /bin/make.exe
> > # file: make.exe
> > # owner: ford
> > # group: None
> > user::rwx
> > group::---
> > group:SYSTEM:rwx
> > group:Administrators:rwx
> > group:Users:r-x
> > mask:rwx
> > other:---
> > So, you can see that the unix permissions do not show read or execute
> > status for anyone but me. However, the ACL's show Users do have these
> > permissions.
> Yep. It's impossible to fully represent an ACL in traditional Unix
> > Trying to execute make in bash via PATH for other users results in
> > make not found. But, trying to execute /usr/bin/make works fine for
> > them.
> > Can someone please help? Thanks.
> - Disable ntsec
> - chown/chmod everything
> Future versions of setup will set the group to either Administrators or
> Users, which should allow more of the ACL to show in the mode bits.
I strongly vote for Users.
Please yell loudly when this future version appears.
Why are shells and such confused by this, though?
Senior Realtime Software Engineer
VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
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