[oclug] shared user files question
gilliland at sympatico.ca
Wed Mar 6 09:59:26 EST 2002
Perfect! Thanks very much!
And I do want to say thank you for RPPPOE much better than the other clients
"David F. Skoll" wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Mar 2002, Derek Cunningham wrote:
> > And alas, we encounter one of Unix's biggest downfall: the lack of access
> > lists.
> It's easy to work around, though. You don't need ACL's for this
> simple case. And while ACL's are cool, they eventually become a bit
> of a headache to manage.
> Instead, use the common (Red Hat, Debian) trick of making each user a
> member of his own group. Then make a third group containing both
> In /etc/passwd:
> user1:x:500:500:User 1:blahblahblah
> user2:x:501:501:User 2:blahblahblah
> In /etc/group:
> Then put the files they both need to use in a directory owned by
> group "both", readable and writable by group "both", and set the
> sgid bit on the directory. Magic... it works.
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