Hi. I have a quick question about chown and how it works.
My setup: * Freebsd 7-RELEASE-p6 (on i386) * /home on separate slice. Here is what I am trying to do: In the folder called /home, I want to store my subversion repository. While working on this, I encountered a unique/inexplicable behavior. This is what I have done so far: a) as root, created a group called repo_admin. b) as root, created an user called svn c) adduser utility created a home directory for user svn under /home (i.e. /home/svn) d) as root, created a directory called my_repos under /home (i.e. /home/my_repos) Now owner and group are root and wheel respectively e) as root, executed the following command. chown svn:repo_admin /home/my_repos f) verified that the file permissions for /home/my_repos is correctly set after the change in ownership. Here is the problem I encountered When I log in as svn, I am placed in the folder /home/svn. As svn, when I try to delete the folder (/home/my_repos), I get the error "Permission denied". Why do I get this error when I (svn) am the owner of that directory? However, I have no problem deleting a directory under /home/svn. Thanks in advance for your help. -- View this message in context: http://www.nabble.com/Unable-to-delete-directory-even-after-change-of-ownership.-tp21085175p21085175.html Sent from the freebsd-questions mailing list archive at Nabble.com. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"