On Tue, 7 Jan 2003 13:03:10 -0500 (EST)
Brent Bailey <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:


> I have another FBSD box thats working fine ..and the permissions on
> its/tmp dir are:drwxrwxrwt   root  wheel  /tmp
> now to restore the permissions on the broken box ..i did
> #chmod 777 /tmp

What you want is chmod 1777 /tmp
> however im not sure how to get the "t"  on the permissions back (im
> not even sure what the "t" means)

t is the sticky bit, it means that files and directories created inside
/tmp are owned by whoever creates them. See man 8 sticky for detailed info.

        Miguel Mendez - [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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