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Old 05-25-2005
what to chmod to write in a directory?

i am unable to write to some .php files in the following directory:

drwxr-xr-x 3 headroom max 448 Jun 6 2004 Docs

i already tried this:

chmod +777 Docs
chmod: changing permissions of `Docs': Operation not permitted

thanks for your help!
# 2  
Old 05-26-2005

chmod 777 Docs

That will work only if you are the owner of Docs directory.
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Old 05-30-2005
yeah, the chmod 777 didn't work. i had to have the owner chown it for me. thanks for your help!
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