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Re: UMASK 002 or 022?

Le 2000-06-07, The Doctor What écrivait :

> > > /etc/profile (base-files) has 022.
> > > /etc/zprofile (zsh) has 002.

> Man is setuid user 'man'.  So if the umask is 022, the above
> happens.  If the umask is 002, then it isn't a problem.

But this is a system administration policy choice, which is a
purely site-specific matter. The distribution should certainly
not, IMHO, use a 002 umask as the default, thus forcing a local
policy decision upon all administrators of machines running Debian.



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