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SubjectRe: question: permission checking for network filesystem
> > open mode has 4 bits: read, write, append and execute.
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> I hope "write" and "append" interact nicely, giving 4 choices.
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> 00 no write
> 01 append only
> 10 overwrite only (no file size change)
> 11 full write, append, truncate, etc.

... that's 1) Wrong 2) I need 4 bits ... that's 16 choices.

It's wrong because append is specified in addition to write (for open syscall).

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