unix perm bits

Richard Sharpe sharpe at ns.aus.com
Fri Mar 30 01:07:22 GMT 2001

At 12:54 AM 3/30/01 +0000, iddwb wrote:
>I'd like to use samba to share files among unix machines.  is there some
>way to preserve all the unix permission bits across systems?  I notice the
>execute bit is getting turned on by default on file creation.  Is this
>becuase of the mapping of the execute bit to the archive bit?  Or do I
>need a create mask entry to preserve these or is there something uniquely

Hmmm, I don't think that this is what Samba is for. Have you looked at GFS
or any one of the other UNIX like shared file systems ... like coda and so

>David Bear
>College of Public Programs/ASU

Richard Sharpe, sharpe at ns.aus.com
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