man sticky

Liam J. Foy liamfoy at
Sun Sep 26 12:20:52 PDT 2004

On Sun, 26 Sep 2004 12:13:55 -0700 (PDT)
Matthew Dillon <dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> :
> :man sticky's BUGS section says mkdir can't create sticky folders, which
> :is wrong.
> :
> :Is this list intended for such observations?
> :
> :/Jonas Sundström.
>     It turns out that mkdir(2) (the system call, not /bin/mkdir) in fact
>     cannot create directories with the sticky bit set.  So the manual page
>     is a bit obtuse but correct.  I will clarify the manual page.

It cleary shows mkdir(2). Something like:

     Neither the open(2) or mkdir(2) system call will create a file with the sticky bit set.

Easy to become confused though:)
> 					-Matt
> 					Matthew Dillon 
> 					<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

-Liam J. Foy

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