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Re: UPG and the default umask

On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 02:34:30PM +0200, Santiago Vila wrote:
> But for now, current policy says UIDs over 30000 are "reserved", which means
> they might or might not be "ordinary user accounts".
> Those who do not use "adduser" because "they know that they are doing"
> will surely be able to change /etc/profile if the default one is not
> suitable for them, as it happens with every default value in the system.
> If we don't follow policy closely here, we can't claim that the umask
> change does only affect "ordinary user accounts" (which is what I
> think the release notes for squeeze will say).

Wouldn't the other way round mean that we cannot claim that the umask
changes will affect *all* "ordinary user account"?


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