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Wholeheartedly agreed
Authored by: ClassicUser on Oct 25, '08 04:45:07PM
Great hint - BUT, as CarlRJ & SOX have indicated, the forced chmod -R {absolute mode} approach should NEVER be used, as it almost certainly will result in undesired behavior for several files within the user's hierarchy.

Instead, the symbolic mode (e.g. "chmod -R u+rwX,g-w,o-w") should be utilized instead, followed by similar (but different) entries for the special settings for the Public, Sites, and Drop Box folders.

robg: Can you please update the hint, so that others are not affected by this issue? If we're providing readers with an explicit set of commands to follow, then I'd hope it isn't a problem to provide a more-correct set of commands.

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