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10.4: Share an iPhoto library among multiple users
Authored by: elmimmo on Sep 09, '05 02:18:20PM

Excuse me, let me elaborate. He is FIRST moving the library folder (not what I insisted against: moving its CONTENTS into a new folder) and THEN applying the ACL to the ORIGINAL library folder and all its contents (by using the +R flag), and lastly placing a symlink in place of the original Library, so as not to need to instruct iPhoto where the new Library is.

Note that even with his/her method, moving an item into a folder which has an inheritable ACL rule will not make that moved item inherit the ACL rule. Still, his/her whole point is that you are neither copying nor moving anything into to library folder, but moving the whole folder, the ACL rules of which move with.

In any case, I again recommend against tinkering with original files in case you make a mistake.

PS: As you might have already noted in my comments, English is not my mother tongue and I guess every now and then I make grammar errors which I do not notice. Excuse me for that, and thanks, robg, for the nice editing ^_-



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