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SubjectRe: permissions not honoured by /bin/pwd aka getcwd
On Fri, Feb 25, 2000 at 11:00:19AM +0300, Khimenko Victor wrote:

> > Remember, directory permissions are NOT recursive. In this example,
> > cd foo/bat
>
> > will still work.
>
> Of course it will not.
>
> > you need to chmod -R if that's what you want to do :)
>
> It depends from what you REALLY want to do :-) If you want to cd in foo/bat
> you need eXecute permissions for foo and bat. If you want ls foo/bat then
> Read permissions for bat are mandatory but foo can have only eXecute
> permissions. 0 means "no permissions at all".

-R means Recursive, not read. ;)

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Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs

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