[ale] The "ls" command
esoteric at 3times25.net
Mon Jan 17 18:10:16 EST 2005
Jerald Sheets wrote:
> The term sticky was coined to mean that the perms of the file (based on
> location of the sticky bit) "sticks" to you as long as you use that file,
> but you don't have that permission any other time...the precise reason SUID
> and SGID files are a bad idea.
This may be something you picked up somewhere, but it's not the correct
definition of a sticky bit. See my last post.
Until later, Geoffrey
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