share modes

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Nov 27 10:22:20 GMT 2001

On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 01:17:58PM -0500, MCCALL,DON (HP-USA,ex1) wrote:
> Hi Jeremy;
> I seem to remember someone complaining about this being gone (share modes =
> no) because
> he had a bunch of people that executed files from a share that was readonly
> for THEM, but
> he wanted to be able to login as an admin user to UPDATE the .exe files, and
> didn't want 
> to kick them all off to do so...  So for that situation, the share would
> have to be readwrite
> wouldn't it?

Good point, thanks. Though if someone had a generally writable
share in this state it'd be a disaster. Oh well, never second guess
the admins I suppose :-).


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