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Re: rc scripts, umask and 2.4 kernels

>>>>> "Edward" == Edward Betts <edward@debian.org> writes:

Edward> Jason Thomas <jason@topic.com.au> wrote:
>> is this what your looking for.
>> 2.4.5-ac6 o Force initial umask to be sane for broken (Andrew
>> Tridgell) init programs

Edward> Does that imply that our init is broken? Should we fix it?

Bug already submitted: #96561

As a workaround, put the following in /etc/initscript (make it

  umask 022
  eval exec "$4"

You might still end up with world-writable files: this doesn't work
for processes started directly by the kernel (mostly affects kmod

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