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Date:      Wed, 06 Dec 1995 13:39:50 -0800
From:      David Greenman <davidg@Root.COM>
To:        Stephen Hovey <shovey@buffnet.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: SUID bits 
Message-ID:  <199512062139.NAA17816@corbin.Root.COM>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Wed, 06 Dec 95 15:03:59 EST." <Pine.BSD.3.91.951206150237.728A-100000@buffnet9.buffnet.net> 

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>I cannot get SUID to work on files in 2.1R.  In other unixes I would 
>chmod 4755 filename.
>
>I do here- I see the s - but when invoked it gives permission errors as 
>though there were no suid bit set.
>
>Is there some other step that has to be done?

   What are you trying to chmod? Shell scripts are not allowed to be SUID for
security reasons.

-DG



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