Re: EXT2 Filesystem permissions (bug)?

From: Albert D. Cahalan (
Date: Tue Jun 26 2001 - 18:04:01 EST

Kenneth Johansson writes:

> Do linux even support the sticky bit (t) I can't see a reason
> to use it, why would I want the file to be stored in the swap ??

It is not currently supported. Swapping out executables would
be very nice when using an NFS or CD-ROM filesystem, because
swap space is much faster.

> Also I think S (setuid but no execute bit) have something to
> do with file locking but I'am not shure exactly how it works.

Yeah, if you mount with mandatory locking enabled it does stuff.
It's a UNIX feature.
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