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From: Grant Miner <>
Subject: The x Bit Problem
Date: Thu, 04 Dec 2003 23:24:09 -0600	[thread overview]
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An interesting thing I discovered is that Windows simply ignores the 'x' 
bit (I should say the Windows equivalent of the 'x' bit, called 
"traverse folder / execute file"), but there is a policy setting that 
overrides this attribute.

I know users get tripped up on this a lot in Unix, like when they don't 
understand why the webserver can't read their public_html directory.  It 
might be a good option for Linux.

       reply	other threads:[~2003-12-05  5:24 UTC|newest]

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2003-12-05  5:24           ` Grant Miner [this message]
2003-12-05  8:07             ` Bob
2003-12-05 12:30               ` Tomasz Rola
2003-12-05 14:04                 ` Tomasz Rola
2003-12-05 12:44             ` Hans Reiser

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