[lug] Permissions: Guard Directories but allow File changes

Glenn Murray gmurray at mines.edu
Wed Feb 4 09:34:12 MST 2009

On Tue, 3 Feb 2009, David L. Anselmi wrote:

> Lee Woodworth wrote:
>> Gordon Golding wrote:
>>> I have someone (an OTHER person) who I want to be able to change files in 
>>> every sub-/directory, but I want to protect the directories themselves.
>> or create/delete files or directories in the tree.
> If this is what you want you're set.  If you want the users to be able to 
> create/delete files but not directories, that can't be done with POSIX 
> permissions.

Is this something that can be done with Access Control Lists (ACL)?


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