Nicolas Williams' source environment variables

Nicolas Williams Nicolas.Williams at
Wed Feb 2 16:32:30 GMT 2000

On Wed, Feb 02, 2000 at 04:25:37PM +0000, David Lee wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Feb 2000, Nicolas Williams wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 02, 2000 at 07:25:34AM -0800, Dan Kaminsky wrote:
> > For all shares we have template sub-config files to setup various
> > different kinds of shares (private, group shared private, group shared
> > public).
> For this particular aspect, have you seen the "inherit permissions" option
> in the pre-release 2.0.7 ?  This is potentially very powerful for
> subdirectory trees requiring different default permissions and
> group-owners to be inherited.

I've read the threads about this. This feature is in 2.0.7? Cool! Very cool.

> That's not to argue against the evolving environment/scripting ideas, but
> simply to mention that this particular example can be handled very often
> (nearly always?), and cleanly, by existing (almost) functionality.

In fact, I'm thinking that hacking 'include' to support including the
ouput of _pipes_ would be very easy to do and worthwhile as well.

> (I ought to admit to a bias (aka "declare an interest"): the "inherit
> permissions" idea was from me (see archives in September).)

So? Thank you! :)

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