smartssa at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 13:43:01 UTC 2005
On 10/21/05, Jens <commercial at acamedia.org> wrote:
> something strange happened yesterday and id like to get some help
> understanding it. i was showing a friend how permissions work and did this:
> as user eg. joe:
> cd ~/
> mkdir test
> chmod og-rwx test
> cd test
> sudo touch file
> sudo chmod og-rwx file
> now heres whats STRANGE:
> rm -f file
> and the file is deleted...this means that user joe deleted a file owned
> by root with 700 permissions.
> this def. seems counterintutitive to me but id very much appreciate
> being corrected.
That is very, very interesting. I'd like to know why that works. I'm
going to look myself, but I don't know how successful I'll be.
~ Darryl ~ smartssa at gmail.com
http://smartssa.com / http://darrylclarke.com
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