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Re: woody cron not honoring umask

On Mon, Jul 10, 2000 at 09:20:10PM -0400, Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org> spake forth:
> On Mon, Jul 10, 2000 at 05:52:43PM -0700, Brian F. Kimball wrote:
> > Hi, I've been noticing for the past few weeks that woody's cron (potato
> > has the same version) no longer honors my umask of 077, which is set in
> > my ~/.bashrc.  Multiple programs run from my normal user's crontab are
> > now creating files of mode 0644.  I haven't changed any of cron's
> > conffiles and I verified this by putting "* * * * * touch
> > $HOME/umasktest" in a fresh user's crontab.
> > 
> > I was about to file an RC bug but I realized that this might be a bash
> > problem, so I decided to dump this issue on more informed people.
> $HOME/.bashrc is only loaded for login shells, not for non-interactive
> shells like in cron.

Not quite... it reads .bashrc for interactive non-login shells,
.bash_profile for login shells :). Unfortunately the effect is the same when
run from cron...

Mike Markley <mike@markley.org>
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