Re: RedHat Question

  • From: "Pedro Espinoza" <raindoctor@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Tom.Terrian.ctr@xxxxxxx, oracle-l <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 6 May 2008 11:14:41 -0400

On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 10:09 AM, Terrian, Thomas J Mr CTR DLA J6DIB
<Tom.Terrian.ctr@xxxxxxx> 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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