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Re: setting umask globally

also sprach Marco d'Itri <md@Linux.IT> [2005.06.17.0103 +0200]:
> > /etc/login.defs is only read for console logins, not for e.g. SSH
> > logins.
> Then maybe the umask setting should be removed from there?

r agree. Since any login session these days will invoke a shell,
there is no point in having login.defs set the umask -- the shell
will override it anyway.

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