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SubjectRe: nfs insecure_locks / Tru64 behaviour
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On Thu, 2005-12-22 at 20:39 -0500, Ron Peterson wrote:
> > As for your problem accessing files in the directory
> >
> > drwxr-x--- 2 root system 4096 Dec 22 08:22 d/
> >
> > as an unprivileged user on group 'kmw', the solution is obvious:
> >
> > 'chgrp kmw d'
> >
> > or
> >
> > chmod a+x d
>
> That's exactly the problem. The first obvious solution doesn't work.
> Your second solution does. The directory must have the execute bit set
> for other, or the the file cannot be edited, no matter who owns the
> directory (unless the owner/group is nobody/nogroup).

Why wouldn't the chgrp solution work? Isn't /etc/groups on the client
and server in sync?

Cheers,
Trond

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