Re: [PATCH] cramfs is ro only, so honour this in inode->mode

Albert D. Cahalan (
Tue, 9 Jan 2001 17:03:50 -0500 (EST)

Doug writes:
> "Albert D. Cahalan" <> writes:

>> If you need to steal a bit, grab one that won't hurt.
>> Take the owner's read bit. (owner may read own files)
> Er,
> bash-2.03$ cd /tmp
> bash-2.03$ cat >foo
> This is a test.
> bash-2.03$ chmod u-r foo

No, you zeroed the owner's read bit. When the bit isn't
implemented it must be always set.

By "(owner may read own files)" I refer to what happens
after you steal the bit, causing it to always appear set.

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