On Sun, Dec 20, 1998 at 03:42:41PM +1100, Brian May wrote:
> IMHO, it should be possible to specify a global setting that works
> with ALL shells. Otherwise, the system administrator has to modify
> each shell individually.
But as long as we don't have a uniform solution ...
/etc% grep -i umask * 2>/dev/null
login.defs:# Enable setting of ulimit, umask, and niceness from passwd gecos
login.defs:# UMASK Default "umask" value.
This is on an almost up-to-date frozen system. Should I file bugs? On
There is nothing in policy on this. Should there be?
Please cc: -policy postings to me.
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