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Old 08-15-2009

Whenever we want to oen any type of file by name, we must have execute perm. in each
dir. mentioned in the name. I changed the dir permission using chmod to test the validity of this statement.
but i still can open the file
any guides would be appreciable
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Old 08-15-2009
Doublecheck your permissions.
~ $ mkdir asdf
~ $ touch asdf/file
~ $ chmod -x asdf
~ $ touch asdf/file
touch: cannot touch `asdf/file': Permission denied
~ $

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Old 08-17-2009
Please check the parent directory permissions
if u have permissions on the file.
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