I got around 32 replies. Out of which I am forwarding the most useful
Thanks to all others who took their precious time to write to me.
[Btw, I got one real arrogant and sarcastic reply too from this mailing
list which I had never experienced in the past 5 years! Never mind!]
Rahul Roy <email@example.com> on 10/15/99 08:33:46 PM
To: Fnu Kennedy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
cc: (bcc: Fnu Kennedy/Telcordia)
Subject: Re: Owner:group priviledges.
You need to add the following line to your /etc/system file to use POSIX
enabled chown :
set rstchown 0
After which you will need to do the following for a reconfig reboot :
# touch /reconnfigure
# init 6
This seting will allow you to give ownesrhip to other UID's/GID's ...
On Fri, 15 Oct 1999, Fnu Kennedy wrote:
> Sun Managers,
> Can a user change the owner & group of the file/directory which he owns
> [Solaris 2.6]?
> I tried it as a user. I get an error saying "not owner".
> [As "root" I never face any problem though]
> This doesnt happen to me in HP-UX.
> The user who put in this request, told me that this problem never existed
> when the very same machine was at 2.5.1.
> Am I missing something here?
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