[ALUG] How to allow easy editing of www-data owned files - or other workarounds?

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Thu Dec 7 11:45:35 GMT 2017


On Thu, Dec 07, 2017 at 11:04:06AM +0000, steve-ALUG at hst.me.uk wrote:
> On 07/12/17 11:00, Huge wrote:
> > On Tue, 2017-12-05 at 09:52 +0000, Chris Green wrote:
> > > The current problem is that
> > > syncthing doesn't deal well with directories and files which have
> > > different owners on different systems.
> > In which case you either need to replace syncthing, or give the
> > directories and files the same owners on different systems!
> > 
> +1
> 
> If you are replicating files between systems, it does help to have the same
> usernames, groups, user numbers/ids and group ids, at least for users who
> have files on multiple machines.
> 
Absolutely!!!  That's what prompted the question, I'm *trying* to make
things so that files are owned by 'chris' everywhere but the
requirement to give www-data access as well makes that difficult.

-- 
Chris Green



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