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SRE - Site Reliability Engineering Interview Atlanta, GA

What is the sticky bit and why is it used?


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1. sticky bite on folder: if the folder is rwx to anyone, only the user own the file in the folder can modify /del the file. typical example is /tmp
2. on file: obsoleted

Xiao Li on Mar 5, 2012

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