On Fri, 31 Jan 2003, Shridhar Daithankar<shridhar_daithankar(at)persistent(dot)co(dot)in> wrote:
> Besides file locking is implemented using setgid bit on most unices. And
> everybody is free to do what he/she thinks right with it.
I don't believe it's implemented with the setgid bit on most Unices. As
I recall, it's certainly not on Xenix, SCO Unix, any of the BSDs, Linux,
SunOS, Solaris, and Tru64 Unix.
(I'm talking about the flock system call, here.)
Curt Sampson <cjs(at)cynic(dot)net> +81 90 7737 2974 http://www.netbsd.org
Don't you know, in this new Dark Age, we're all light. --XTC
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