[oclug]managing permissions with smbfs
Michael P. Soulier
msoulier at digitaltorque.ca
Sat Jan 25 14:51:25 EST 2003
On 25/01/03 Joe Burpee did speaketh:
> There's no executable flag on a FAT fs, so I assume it's not supported
> by Samba either. DOS uses "extensions" (suffixes) like .EXE, etc. You
> can do `mount -t smbfs -o fmask=...' but that's pretty crude.
But that wouldn't work either. That only affects how the files are
displayed when mounted. It still has no effect on the files' permissions on
I can't be the only one mounting a cgi-bin directory through samba, who
has to ensure that the files are executable.
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