Subject: Re: a.out dynamic libraries
To: None <tech-toolchain@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 05/26/1998 18:58:05
[ On Tue, May 26, 1998 at 11:30:54 (-0400), Perry E. Metzger wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: a.out dynamic libraries 
> The sticky bit on an ordinary file has a sunos/solaris meaning we
> might not want to be incompatible with...

I have no idea what you're talking about here (the manual pages reveal
nothing special in this respect).

However the ideal bit for this would be the same one used to enable
mandatory write locks (which of course is the way I'd prefer to see this
implemented in the first place).  From the SunOS-5 chmod(2) page:

     If the mode bit 02000 (set group ID on execution) is set and
     the  mode bit 00010 (execute or search by group) is not set,
     mandatory file/record locking will exist on a regular  file.
     This  may affect future calls to open(2), creat(2), read(2),
     and write(2) on this file.

							Greg A. Woods

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