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Re: File and directory permissions




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On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 12:19:06PM +0100, epsilon491@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Addition to previous email:
> Example:
> In terminal B I can still modify a files as follows:
> touch aaa
> echo "123" > aaa
> But when I do,
> vi aaa
> even in the same terminal, vi can't access the file aaa.

That's because vi probably converts the path to absolute before
trying to open it. It wouldn't need to, see the openat() system
call for how.

Cheers
- -- tomás
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