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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] managing developers using ssh+vim & permissions
Date Wed, 13 Apr 2005 20:14:46 GMT
On 4/13/05, Andy Firman <> wrote:
> What is the best way to let developers work on virtual
> hosts in a shell with vim?  The virtual host directories
> all have unique user accounts like this:
> -bash-2.05b$ ls -al /vhosts/
> drwxr-xr-x   4 allch   allch  512 Mar 22 10:32
> drwxr-xr-x   5 ald     ald    512 Jan 27 15:30
> drwxr-xr-x   6 bcad    bcad   512 Apr  4 16:56
> So do you add the developer account to each group and do
> a chmod -R g+w /vhosts?  Is that insecure at all?

Not really an apache question but...
Yes, that is the purpose of using unix groups, and it should work
fine.  You may need to adjust the umask and default group for these
users to assure that files they create get the right permissions.


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