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authorTom Rhodes <trhodes@FreeBSD.org>2009-01-23 11:39:00 +0000
committerTom Rhodes <trhodes@FreeBSD.org>2009-01-23 11:39:00 +0000
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Note the implication of setting the 'w' permission on directories,
while here, expand the 'naughty bits' comment in BUGS. PR: 84265 and 84268 Reviewed by: keramida Obtained from: hints from ceri, keramida
Notes
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=187627
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1 files changed, 7 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/bin/chmod/chmod.1 b/bin/chmod/chmod.1
index 37d64bb008bd..c55091fb5f78 100644
--- a/bin/chmod/chmod.1
+++ b/bin/chmod/chmod.1
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@
.\" @(#)chmod.1 8.4 (Berkeley) 3/31/94
.\" $FreeBSD$
.\"
-.Dd December 22, 2006
+.Dd January 23, 2009
.Dt CHMOD 1
.Os
.Sh NAME
@@ -281,6 +281,10 @@ Operations upon the other permissions only (specified by the symbol
``o'' by itself), in combination with the
.Ar perm
symbols ``s'' or ``t'', are ignored.
+.Pp
+The ``w'' permission on directories will permit file creation, relocation,
+and copy into that directory.
+Files created within the directory itself will inherit its group ID.
.Sh EXAMPLES
.Bl -tag -width "u=rwx,go=u-w" -compact
.It Li 644
@@ -343,4 +347,5 @@ command appeared in
.Sh BUGS
There is no
.Ar perm
-option for the naughty bits.
+option for the naughty bits which are ``S'' and
+``T'' respectively.