[ic] socket permission group

John Young john_young at sonic.net
Tue May 11 16:36:03 EDT 2004

Kevin Walsh wrote:
> John Young [john_young at sonic.net] wrote:

>>Set the group sticky bit on the directory in which it resides.
>>chmod g+s directoryname
> That's the "set group ID" bit - not the "sticky bit".
> ** pedantic mode disengaged **
> :-)

Ah, yes, quite right (as usual)!  I typed that just after noon -- far
too early for me (insufficient sugar and caffiene intake).

The sticky bit, of course, is the little trick for protecting
one's files in a shared writable space such as /tmp.  That, or
the area of one's keyboard where one spilled their Jolt cola.

Thanks, Kevin ;-)


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