unix perm bits

Eric Pilger pilger at kahana.higp.hawaii.edu
Fri Mar 30 02:54:31 GMT 2001

For UNIX to UNIX file sharing you should be using NFS.

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
> unix?
> David Bear
> College of Public Programs/ASU

Eric J. Pilger

Systems Administrator

Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology/SOEST

pilger at pgd.hawaii.edu


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