Re: RedHat Question

From: Pedro Espinoza <>
Date: Tue, 6 May 2008 11:14:41 -0400
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On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 10:09 AM, Terrian, Thomas J Mr CTR DLA J6DIB <> wrote:
> The sysadmins are saying that there is no way to grant
> users this ability with Linux. Is that true?

This is due to posix compliance. The macro _POSIX_CHOWN_RESTRICTED defines this behavior. On solaris, you can disable this posix compliance by setting "set rstchown = 0" to /etc/system. However, on linux, you need to recompile the chown source: for more,

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