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Re: [opensuse] Run command as another user
On 02.10.2017 22:48, Carlos E. R. wrote:
On 2017-10-02 17:29, Florian Gleixner wrote:

The "s" bit in chmod does not mean "suid root", it only means "suid". So
bob can do this:

As user? Doesn't he need be root to do the changes?

No. Just try. The "s" bit is often misunderstood as "suid root", but it
only changes to the owner of the file, not (only) root. So why should a
user not be able to set it for his own files? Try!

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