[OpenAFS] Setting owner (as AFS user/group) on directories

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
29 Jul 2001 19:26:41 -0400

"Charles Karney" <ckarney@sarnoff.com> writes:

> This also brings up another point, namely that the OWNER field in
>     chown OWNER file
>     chown OWNER directory
> mean completely different things.  In the first case OWNER is a Unix user
> and in the second case OWNER is an AFS user.  Given also that

Negative.  Both are always an "AFS user" however the local (client) OS
may interpret the AFS user as a local (unix) user in the case of,
e.g., setuid programs.


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