Subject: Re: Permissions on directories.
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 10/20/1998 13:32:32
In article <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com (Todd Vierling) writes:
>On Mon, 19 Oct 1998, Shyeah right. What am I gonna do with a gun rack? wrote:
>: - setgid on a directory supposedly makes any file/directory
>: creation inherit the gid of the directory in which it is
>: created, otherwise it (supposedly) inherits the gid of the
>: process which created it.
>...Yet BSD gives the "setgid" behavior _all_ the time. I'd certainly perfer
>this to be an option, as SVR4's method of using the real user's gid sounds
>more sane to me.
I prefer this too, because it causes a lot of confusion when the nfs server
is NetBSD and the nfs client is solaris, and I have forgotten to setup the
setgid bits on the directories.