Restricting write access to file systems

Paul M . Lambert plambert at
Tue Jun 13 18:58:29 EDT 2000

I'd suggest maybe a wrapper that runs the command under chroot...


On Tue, 13 Jun 2000, Callihan, Michael S wrote:

> I would like to give cp, mv, mkdir, touch .... types of file access to some
> users in certain directories such as /dummyfs however,  they will have no
> need to change anything in /etc, /var, /sbin .....  
> I also ran across the possibility of setting links to files in /etc, /var,
> /kernel, ... which makes this even more difficult.
> Besides writing a complex wrapper(s) to parse every argument, is there a
> simple way to do this?  
> Thanks for any insight.
> Mike
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