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Re: Plus sign '+' in file permissions
"Derek Mahar" <DMahar@penson.ca> wrote:
> To what does the plus sign '+' refer at the end of the list of
> file permissions in a Cygwin directory listing (for example,
> -rw-rw-rw-+)? I'm unfamiliar with this permission since I've
> never seen it in either Solaris or Linux directory listings.
> Using bash or Windows Explorer, how do I enable or disable this
> file permission?
The "+" indicates that there is an ACL (Access Control List) entry
associated with the file. I don't know about Linux, but ACLs are
used on Solaris too. See the manual pages for "getfacl" and
Peter J. Acklam - firstname.lastname@example.org - http://home.online.no/~pjacklam
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