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On Friday 08 October 2004 17:42, Spider wrote:
> Thats like /tmp, sticky bit set, world writeable, (chmod 1777) where
> only the owner can remove the files. Decent solution, but doesn't
> really make sure that all the users have -read- access to all files.
Well, we now have ACL support. You can easilly do this with acl in a
straightforward way. We might want to make a manual describing how to do it.
Together with the mostly undocumented mount options needed to enable acl's on
> Currently I'm using chmod 1777 /media/music, and run a script to
> regularly set the permissions below it as this:
> chgrp -R audio
> chmod g+rw (for files)
> chmod g+rxw (for directories)
Acl's can set default permissions so your script shouldn't be needed anymore
(but you might want to run it once in a while to ensure that).
> however, this isn't really "optimal", but it works, and allows all users
> to actually share the music. The whole idea is that the directory is
> common storage, the same goes for other media. Things that are private
> go into ~ anyhow.
ACL's are great.
> the main argument for it is that I/we can export /media/music over
> samba/nfs for other people, it separates user-data from "global commune"
> data (at least where I live its perfectly ok to share music like this.
> *waves to the RIAA* )
And you know what? Samba supports ACL's too.
Paul de Vrieze