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Operating Systems OS X (Apple) file permission issue
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Old 07-08-2011
file permission issue

-rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 1676 Jul 8 13:40 group

-rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 3669 Feb 25 2010 passwd

-r--r----- 1 root wheel 1242 Jan 26 2010 sudoers

I can read group and passwd, but i cant read sudoers.. why?

I am curenttly a staff member.
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Old 07-08-2011
Look at the file flags:


The first two have that last 'r' which means they're readable by any user. The last one doesn't.

Apparently staff members aren't in the wheel group, hence don't get group access.
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