Re: UPG and the default umask
On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 3:10 PM, Aaron Toponce <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 05/19/2010 01:00 PM, Philipp Kern wrote:
>> When I do "newgrp <group>" it's still UPG and the umask should still be
>> 2, no? This check would change my umask.
> If the new default group is named something other than your username,
> it's no longe UPG. UPG is only if the user name and group name match,
> and the user is the only member of that group.
> So, to answer your question, if your username was "foo" and you belonged
> to group "foo", of which you are the only member, then you do a "newgrp
> bar" for foo, foo is no longer in a UPG situation, so his umask should
> be 0022 at that point.
Except /etc/profile won't be sourced again unless "newgrp - <group>" is
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