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Re: multi-user file permission problems

Brian Ford wrote:
> Here is an example:
> ls -l /bin/make.exe
> -rwx------+   1 ford     None       156160 May 11  2002 make.exe
> getfacl -a /bin/make.exe
> # file: make.exe
> # owner: ford
> # group: None
> user::rwx
> group::---
> group:SYSTEM:rwx
> group:Administrators:rwx
> group:Users:r-x
> mask:rwx
> other:---
> So, you can see that the unix permissions do not show read or execute
> status for anyone but me.  However, the ACL's show Users do have these
> permissions.

Yep. It's impossible to fully represent an ACL in traditional Unix

> Trying to execute make in bash via PATH for other users results in
> make not found.  But, trying to execute /usr/bin/make works fine for
> them.
> Can someone please help?  Thanks.

- Disable ntsec
- chown/chmod everything

Future versions of setup will set the group to either Administrators or
Users, which should allow more of the ACL to show in the mode bits.


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