Subject: Re: Permissions on directories.
To: Brian Buhrow <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/20/1998 22:53:32
Brian Buhrow sez:
 * 	Personally, I don't know why one would want to prevent someone from
 * making directories below a certain point in the filesystem tree while
 * allowing them to create files.
Because if you own the directory, you can always delete the files.
If someone owns a subdirectory, you cannot delete it.

Of course, policy dictates "Don't do that, then!".  I've always wanted
something more integrated into the system.


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