[Samba] Default behavior of setting SUID bit in directories.

Michael Gasch gasch at eva.mpg.de
Tue Jul 4 07:02:29 GMT 2006

> group owner, but I couldn't make the SUID bit on directories work, 
> making files inherit the owner.
please use "inherit owner" for this to work


>    The documentation says that, as it was a general default behavior, 
> and recommends that together with force user in several places in the book.
>    I'm using Debian Sarge for example, and it doesn't do that, I dont 
> know even how to enable that behavior.
>    Am I missing something? Any Linux/Unix flavor does that (inherit the 
> owner when a directory has the SUID bit set) by default?
> Regards.
> Edmundo Valle Neto

Michael Gasch
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