[TAG] lpr works for user not root in Basiclinux 2.1
keesan at grex.cyberspace.org
Thu Mar 8 03:04:00 MSK 2007
On Wed, 7 Mar 2007, Ben Okopnik wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 12:00:19PM -0500, Sindi Keesan wrote:
>> In BL2.10 /tmp is drwxrwxrwt. (Sticky bit set).
>> Running Linux says this means 'Keep executable in memory after exit'. ??
> For directories, it means that for any file in that directory, only the
> owner and root can remove that file regardless of permissions. This is
> why some people also call it the "cooperative" bit: it's a good idea to
> set it on directories where people are likely to share files.
So people can copy each other's files but not delete them?
Totally irrelevant for a single-user system.
Running Linux seems to be wrong here.
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