Permission?

torsten torsten at howard.cc
Mon Mar 10 03:03:45 PST 2003


On Mon the 10 Mar 2003 at 10 hours EST
DM wrote...
>Is there something stupid going on when a user can't execute a 
>program with 751 permissions, but can execute it with 755?
>
>Is the something stupid:
>
>a. The system that refuses permission?
>
>b. The LFSer who set it up?
>
>c. Some weird config file hidden somewhere?
>
>From what I have read, it seems 751 should be enough.

I made a small test.  751 should be adequate for most
programs.

However, setting 751 on a shell executable is not
adequate, because the user must also be able to open
the shell file for execution, there fore read permission
is needed (755).

I don't know if this is your problem.

Torsten
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