A file's properties

Dreamscape Software webmaster at dreamscapesoftware.com
Tue Jun 4 11:25:01 CDT 2002


> The "666" (item 10) is the octal entry for the permissions of the files.
If
> this is the case, and one of these files is locked, why are they both
"666"?

The "666" is just the permissions and it doesn't affect the "Locked" state
of the file.  THe MacOS handles that differently.  "666" just means that
"Owner", "Group" and "World" can Read and Write to the file.

Derek Bump
Dreamscape Software, Inc.
http://www.dreamscapesoftware.com/




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