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[REBOL] Re: permissions reminder?

From: jason:cunliffe:verizon at: 14-May-2002 13:44

Hi Tom Use and security needs define the permission you need to set. For making a rebol script executable on a Unix/Linux system, yes it is very common to use chmod 755 somescript.r As well as the script permsissions itself, you may need to pay attention to the permissions for teh folder the script lives. Managing the owner and group a file or folder is essential too for many uses. It is very worth while to study up on, and experiment with permission settings. They are crucial to make sure FTP software will work properly and Apache in cgi-bin, or if you when other programs need to use your rebol scripts. Also when reading and writing from data files which rebol is creating or sharing. In rebol there is no hard line between data and programs. It is a continuum so the use is imporant to define which permissions to assign for rebol scripts. There are many handy tutorials in books and online. Here's a couple which may help you: chmod tutorial An Introduction to Unix Permissions CHMOD 2.0 by is a utility that aids in selecting and translating UNIX CHMOD file and directory permission settings. Using chmod chmod Tutorial hth ./Jason ______________________________________________ Jason Cunliffe [NOMADICS: Director art+design] Tel/fax: +1 718 422-1078 [jasonic--nomadics--org] N 43:00.000' W 074:31.875' ALT:1144 ft 84 Henry Street #3C Brooklyn NY 11201 USA