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SubjectRe: write permissions and root.

> [root@pepsi /tmp]# su adam
> [adam@pepsi /tmp]$ touch blah
> [adam@pepsi /tmp]$ chmod -w blah
> [adam@pepsi /tmp]$ echo hi > blah
> bash2: blah: Permission denied
> [adam@pepsi /tmp]$ exit
> exit
> [root@pepsi /tmp]# echo hi > blah
> [root@pepsi /tmp]# ls -l blah
> -r--r--r-- 1 adam adam 3 Sep 8 21:11 blah
> if this matters it is 2.4.0-test7

Because root is allowed to override file permissions.


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