Pierre A. Humblet
Wed Feb 5 16:54:00 GMT 2003

At 05:37 PM 2/5/2003 +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 11:29:40AM -0500, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>> what good does it do to remove DELETE if unlink() does a
>> chmod(777) anyway, which puts it back?
>$ touch foo
>$ rm foo
>$ touch foo
>$ chmod u-w foo
>$ rm foo
>rm: remove write-protected file `foo'? y

Yes, but that's the rm command being nice and it is not related
to the DELETE access right.
I am talking about the unlink() function, it plows right through.


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