RE: RedHat Question

From: Terrian, Thomas J Mr CTR DLA J6DIB <>
Date: Tue, 6 May 2008 11:17:47 -0400
Message-ID: <82E215DEED1C8344BF94BBF276A1FB240779869F@COL1SMX11.USE.AD.DLA.MIL>

Ok, Thanks.

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From: [] On Behalf Of Pedro Espinoza
Sent: Tuesday, May 06, 2008 11:15 AM
To: Terrian, Thomas J Mr CTR DLA J6DIB; oracle-l Subject: Re: RedHat Question

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, ml

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