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There are other ways to do this. Below is one way. Borrowed from David Wood's instructions.

BOTH partners have to run these commands.

1. Give permissions for your partner to access your mentor directory:

prompt% cd ~/mentor
prompt% afs_rseta ./ <partners username> write

This sets recursively all necessary AFS (the CS file system) ACL's (Access Control List). Example:

prompt% afs_rseta ./ mickey write

This gives Mickey write permission to mentor directory and its subdirectories

2. In your mentor directory, edit your .location file. At the end of the file add:

$<partners username> <full path to partners mentor directory>

Example: At the end of my .location file, I have added

$mickey /afs/cs.wisc.edu/u/m/i/mickey/mentor

3. After adding this you should be able to access your partners materials, you will also want to setup some simlinks to make directory navigation easier

prompt % cd ~/mentor
prompt % ln -s <full path to partners mentor directory>  <partners username>

Example: I have linked to Mickey's directory by

prompt% ln -s /afs/cs.wisc.edu/u/m/i/mickey/mentor mickey

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