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Re: rc scripts, umask and 2.4 kernels



On Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 01:53:55PM +0200, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Ethan Benson wrote:
> > recent 2.4 kernels seem to set a umask of 000 at boot which is
> > inherited evidently by init and all its children who choose not to
> > change it.   this results in several daemons creating mode 0666 .pid
> > files among other things (see bug reports against ud and sshd among
> > others).  
> 
> Kernel bug, will be fixed soon.

really?  both 2.4.4 and now 2.4.5 have this bug, im not sure if 2.4.3
did or not.  

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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