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SubjectRe: EXT2 Filesystem permissions (bug)?

oh ;)

I never noticed that info before, then again 2 hours of sleep might be the
cause :)

On 25 Jun 2001, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> Followup to: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0106251729450.18996-100000@coredump.sh0n.net>
> By author: Shawn Starr <spstarr@sh0n.net>
> In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> >
> > Is this a bug or something thats undocumented somewhere?
> >
> > d--------T
> > and
> > drwSrwSrwT
> >
> > are these special bits? I'm not aware of +S and +T
> >
>
> It's neither a bug nor undocumented.
>
> "info ls" would have told you the following:
>
> The permissions listed are similar to symbolic mode
> specifications
> (*note Symbolic Modes::.). But `ls' combines multiple bits into
> the third character of each set of permissions as follows:
> `s'
> If the setuid or setgid bit and the corresponding executable
> bit are both set.
>
> `S'
> If the setuid or setgid bit is set but the corresponding
> executable bit is not set.
>
> `t'
> If the sticky bit and the other-executable bit are both set.
>
> `T'
> If the sticky bit is set but the other-executable bit is not
> set.
>
> `x'
> If the executable bit is set and none of the above apply.
>
> `-'
> Otherwise.
>
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