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Re: How to edit files owned by SYSTEM?
- From: Vinicius <cviniciusm at uol dot com dot br>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 1 Oct 2006 16:10:19 +0000 (UTC)
- Subject: Re: How to edit files owned by SYSTEM?
- References: <email@example.com> <03d301c6e509$a1123830$a501a8c0@CAM.ARTIMI.COM>
Dave Korn <dave.korn <at> artimi.com> writes:
> Nahh, do it the unix way: add yourself and SYSTEM to a new group in
> /etc/groups, chgrp the files to belong to that group (leave SYSTEM as owner),
> then give them ug+w perms. Don't chmod them world writable, that's a
Thanks to all.
I do prefer the use of chown. I change files at /etc rarely.
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