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Re: Permissions for /var/lib/news/tmp



On 20 May 2004 18:42:01 +0100, Colin Paul Adams wrote:

> What should the directory permissions be on /var/lib/news/tmp? I have
> 644 news.news, but I'm getting:
> 
> touch: cannot touch `/var/lib/news/tmp/doex3273': Permission denied
> chmod: cannot access `/var/lib/news/tmp/doex3273': Permission denied
> /usr/lib/news/bin/news.daily: line 225: /var/lib/news/tmp/doex3273: Permission denied
> 
> I fear I might have changed something inadvertently whilst setting up INN.

With /var/lib/news/tmp being a directory, it needs mode 0755 so you can
access it. 0644 is -x and not enough. You cannot even cd into it
currently.



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