__/ [scott] on Thursday 03 November 2005 13:48 \__
> I have set up a directory off the root with sub-directories and files
> all having a group set as webx. The permissions for all is also set as
> 775. My id is also set in yast as being a member of webx. When I change
> into the directory and then the sub-directory and then edit a file, vi
> tells me that I will be trying to change a read-only file. What am I
> doing wrong?
Note to self: 775 = rwxrwxr-x
Have you made sure that the entire path to the file enables webx members to
Let us assume:
chmod 775 -R /home/user/path/
chmod 775 -R /home/user
Also to consider:
chown webx file_you_want_to_vi
* Descend one level at the time, getting more distant from
o Make sure group ownership is okay
o Make sure permissions are sufficiently lenient.
Hope it helps,
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