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[Gnu-arch-users] Re: sgid bits and commits

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: sgid bits and commits
Date: 30 Apr 2004 19:13:39 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

> So normally when I create a file or directory it has group U. 
> But in a directory of group A on which I've done:
> chmod g+s
> When I create a file inside the directory, it is supposed to have
> the group associated with the parent directoy, A, right?


> But when I do a commit, all the created dirs and files have my
> default group U.
> I don't understand this.  Help?

Probably tla is building the new dir somewhere else (where the setgid bit is
not set) and then moves it to its final destination.  So you need to figure
out where is that "somewhere else".


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