[CentOS] File permissions

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Sun Mar 11 12:12:11 EDT 2012


On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 9:48 AM, Robert Spangler
<mlists at zoominternet.net> wrote:
> On Saturday 10 March 2012 13:45, the following was written:
>
> Thnx everyone.  I was under the impression that even though you had access to
> the directory you still could not touch a file that you were not part of the
> owner or group unless the bits were set.

You can't affect the contents of the file, but the name is a directory
entry which is a separate thing.  Note that with hard links you can
have multiple names that might be in different directories pointing to
the same contents.

-- 
  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com


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