[Samba] directory vs. file delete permissions

Michael Heironimus mkh01 at earthlink.net
Sat Dec 7 22:38:00 GMT 2002

On Sat, Dec 07, 2002 at 04:15:02PM -0500, root wrote:
> Here's the dilemma:  In order for users to be able to change a file, the
> file and directory it's in need to have rw permissions (right?).  But if

If the UNIX filesystem permissions are set so that the file is writable
but the directory is not a user can still modify the file, but can not
delete or create ANY files in that directory (including ones they own).

Michael Heironimus

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