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Re: Xsession doesn't use umask setting from /etc/login.defs

* Branden Robinson 

| On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 12:06:36PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
| > environment variables, at least, are trivial to accomplish using the
| > pam_env module.  Properly setting a umask would call for something else
| > yet.
| Would pam_umask.so be a worthwhile exercise for some enterprising person?
| I somehow suspect that umasks predate environment variables in the misty
| early history of Unix, else the umask would've been made one.

Give me a decent description for it (as in, what goes into the long
description in debian/control) and it's on its way to incoming.

(Yes, I've written one just now.)

Tollef Fog Heen                                                        ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are      : :' :
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