[CentOS] File permissions

Lamar Owen lowen at pari.edu
Sat Mar 10 13:52:36 EST 2012


On Saturday, March 10, 2012 01:45:19 PM Robert Spangler wrote:
> drwxrwxrwx   7 root root  4096 Mar 10 13:35 temp
...
> temp $ lt 208*
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 137 Oct 30 02:16 208-109-248-33-mv
> 
> How is this possible?  If it is possible what am I missing or not 
> understanding?  Thnx.

You have write permissions to the directory; renaming a file needs write on the directory, not on the file.


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