Re: UPG and the default umask
* Peter Palfrader <firstname.lastname@example.org> [100517 16:41]:
> The main problem with a default 002 umask, IMHO, is that as soon as you
> copy your files from a host with 002 and usergroups to one without, or
> untar a tarball created on a 002 host with usergroups on a system where
> you don't have a usergroup, Bad Things can happen, depending on the
> exact method you use to copy things.
Every usual copy method should not have that problem (after all, umask
is about bits not to set with any new files explicitly created).
Only way to get something like that is cp -a or tar -xp.
Bernhard R. Link