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Re: UPG and the default umask

reopen 315089

On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 11:05 PM, Marvin Renich <mrvn@renich.org> wrote:
> * Aaron Toponce <aaron.toponce@gmail.com> [100517 13:05]:
>> On 05/17/2010 10:49 AM, Harald Braumann wrote:
>> > from pam_umask's description of the usergroups option:
>> >
>> > If the user is not root, and the user ID is equal to the group ID, *and*
>> > the username is the same as primary group name, the umask group bits
>> > are set to be the same as owner bits (examples: 022 -> 002, 077 ->
>> > 007).
>> >
>> > So if there is a mismatch of *either*, name or ID, then pam_umasks
>> > detects a non-UPG system, while it might very well be all UPG.
>> A bug in pam_umask.so that needs to be addressed (which I believe we've
>> already started addressing in this thread).
> Bug #581984.

Closed by maintener and reopened, if we use libpam for umask it could
be even raised to RC critical, so please correct this behavior, report
upstream. I agree that it could be misleading for other distro in this
case, please add a newoption like useupg.



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