Re: copying files to a directory using symbolic link in linux

From: Peter T. Breuer (
Date: 11/16/05

Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 16:29:12 +0100

In comp.os.linux.misc R Padala <> wrote:
> However the user
> id doesn't have permissions to the parent directories of the
> destination directory (parent directories of messages directory).

What do you mean? You need TRAVERSE permission on the path components
("the parent directories"), or you can't get there from there.