Re: Bug#690839: run-parts: By default the umask is set to 022
On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 10:35:46PM +0100, Stefan Klinger wrote:
> Yes, I'm aware of that. On the other hand: The current behavior seems
> insane to me, unless there would be a good reason for by default
> changing the umask to a less secure setting, but then that should be
> I agree with your objection though. To avoid that kind of trouble, I'd
> suggest a stepwise change:
> * For the next release, make run-parts issue a warning that it changes
> the umask, and that this behavior is going to change in the future.
> Suppress the warning if the user sets the umask with -u.
> * For the following release, change run-parts to not tamper with the
> umask anymore, and warn about the new situation, unless -u is given.
> * Finally remove the warning.
> Would that be of any use?
Let's solicit debian-devel's thoughts and opinions.