[Novalug] [Off-list] Re: USB as non-root
James Ewing Cottrell 3rd
JECottrell3 at Comcast.NET
Mon Nov 30 01:49:05 EST 2009
Jon LaBadie wrote:
>> Bryan J Smith wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 11:30:13AM +0000, Bryan J Smith wrote:
>> Chmod 1777 is what is used on /tmp. ;)
>> The "1" is the sticky bit and prevents anyone else than the owner
>> of files/dirs from writing/modifying them.
> I think it only prevents renaming/deleting them. Writing/modifying
> depends on the individual file's permissions.
Bingo. Remember, file deletion/renaming is an operation on the
directory, not the file.
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