directory mask = 2770

Ries van twisk rvt at
Tue Oct 16 07:05:05 GMT 2001

> May I ask a ridiculously stupid question?
> I have seen this four digit mask many times, but I am only familiar with the
> function of the last three digits - what in the heck is the first digit
> for??
Check 'man chmod' and on Linux there is a 'security-HOWTO' which
explains all bits and peases about security including file permissions
and examples of it.
'security-HOWTO' can also be found on the internet ofcource.

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