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Re: umask not working?
- From: Ken Brown <kbrown at cornell dot edu>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:33:12 -0400
- Subject: Re: umask not working?
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On 3/19/2018 8:48 AM, David Allsopp wrote:
Is this expected behaviour:
$ uname -a ; umask ; touch /tmp/foo ; ls -l /tmp/foo ; mkdir /tmp/bar ;
touch /tmp/bar/foo ; ls -l /tmp/bar/foo
CYGWIN_NT-6.1-WOW OPAM 2.10.0(0.325/5/3) 2018-02-02 15:21 i686 Cygwin
-rw-r--r-- 1 OPAM+DRA OPAM+None 0 Mar 19 13:44 /tmp/foo
-rw-rw-r--+ 1 OPAM+DRA OPAM+None 0 Mar 19 13:44 /tmp/bar/foo
Why does the file /tmp/bar/foo get g+w when /tmp/foo doesn't - I'm not sure
what to look at on my system to diagnose what I may have inadvertently
tweaked. The directory itself is:
drwxr-xr-x+ 1 OPAM+DRA OPAM+None 0 Mar 19 13:44 /tmp/bar
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