[lkml]   [2001]   [Jun]   [26]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: EXT2 Filesystem permissions (bug)?
    Kenneth Johansson writes:

    > Do linux even support the sticky bit (t) I can't see a reason
    > to use it, why would I want the file to be stored in the swap ??

    It is not currently supported. Swapping out executables would
    be very nice when using an NFS or CD-ROM filesystem, because
    swap space is much faster.

    > Also I think S (setuid but no execute bit) have something to
    > do with file locking but I'am not shure exactly how it works.

    Yeah, if you mount with mandatory locking enabled it does stuff.
    It's a UNIX feature.
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 12:55    [W:0.033 / U:246.948 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site