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SubjectRe: NFS client permission bug
On Thu, 7 Nov 1996, Zoltan Hidvegi wrote:

> neumann /ubackup # ls -l test
> ls: test: No such file or directory
> neumann /ubackup # su hzoli -c 'echo bad' > test
> zsh: write error: permission denied
> neumann /ubackup # ls -l test
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Nov 6 18:52 test
> neumann /ubackup #

It's your root shell that creates the file! The output of the su command
gets redirected, not the output of the echo command.


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