begin kevin lyda quotation:
> yes, use chmod 1755 binary or chmo +t binary (depending on how you
> like to sed modes on files). it sets the sticky bit which tells the
> kernel to cache the text section (which is sharable across instances)
> in ram. i think most modern unicies ignore it under the theory that
> buffer cache systems are smarter then they used to be.
(You almost certainly already know this. But for the benefit of those
Linux is one such, and thus the sticky bit has no effect on
non-directory files. When applied to directories, it implements the
sticky bit's _other_ traditional function, causing files within to be
renameable/modifiable/erasable only by file owner, directory owner, and
Rick Moen This space for rant.
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