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Re: [Help-smalltalk] directory creation mode

From: Bonzini
Subject: Re: [Help-smalltalk] directory creation mode
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 19:21:55 +0200

> if mode 0777 at all, which is global write access, you would have to make
> it 01777 actually, so that only the user making such a thing could also
> delete it.  this is the common semantics of the "sticky" bit on a
> directory, but *only* ona directory!

You're right, but if the umask is 022, using mode 0777 will result in a
directory with mode 0755 in fact.  I don't want to create a sticky directory
with mode 755, since other users will then be able to delete it but only if


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