Samba and UNIX permissions

Kevin Colby kevinc at
Thu Jul 29 22:15:05 GMT 1999

Cole, Timothy D. wrote:
>         3. if you have a publicly writable directory (i.e. /tmp) that a lot
> of different people use, then you might want to set the sticky bit on the
> directory.  That will prevent anyone but the owner of the directory, root,
> and the owner of the file from deleting a file from the directory.

A lot of good stuff in there, but I think the sticky bit is
precisely what is needed in this situation.  I presume that
root is the owner of the directory (or at least not joe).

	- Kevin Colby
	  kevinc at

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