[SATLUG] /tmp setting

Geoff geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu
Mon Jun 15 18:44:20 CDT 2009


Brad Knowles wrote:
> Geoff wrote:
>
>> I've never used the -d option in ls much.  I can see where it's pretty
>> handy.  I'll be using it from now on.
>
> Note that the -d option is to list the ownership and permissions of
> the directory itself, as opposed to the contents of the directory.
>
> If that's not what you intended, then you should go do some testing to
> make sure you know how it operates -- it won't do anything for you if
> it's not used on a directory.
>

zactly.  there's a huge difference in /tmp/ and /tmp



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