Re: [greenstone-devel] file permissions

From Ivy Cabeza
DateWed, 15 Oct 2003 09:35:29 +0800
Subject Re: [greenstone-devel] file permissions
In-Reply-To (3F8CA001-7020100-asti-dost-gov-ph)
Ivy Cabeza wrote:

>
> John R. McPherson wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>> I think the reason the files are made writable is so that the
>> webserver can modify files when the Collector web interface is used to
>> manage collections.
>>
>> If you are not going to use the Collector, I would recommend creating a
>> "gsdl" group and only adding users you want to edit collections to that
>> group, as you suggested. On a unix platform you could also make the
>> library
>> executable "set group ID" so that the executable runs with those group
>> permissions as well, especially if there are many users who have
>> accounts
>> on that machine.
>>
>>
> John McPherson
>
>
>>
>>
> thanks, john. actually, we were planning to use the greenstone library
> interface in creating collections. unfortunately, i'm not familiar
> with set user group. how can i library run with a specific group and
> all the created files belonging to the user who created them?
>
> ivy
>
no need to answer. i figured out how to do this. thanks for your
suggestion!