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Re: chown - not like other Unixes.

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: chown - not like other Unixes.
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 23:15:09 +0200
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Sam G <address@hidden> writes:

> a little new to Linux - but an old timer at Unix
> (incl. at&t, HP-UX, SCO, DG-UX, AIX, SUN-OS)
> in other unixes, any user can use chown - provided
> the file is owned by that user.

This is a property of the system, see the description of


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