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Re: Apache umask

On Wed, Aug 18, 2004 at 08:21:26PM +0200, Patrick Donker wrote:
> Jacob S. wrote:
> >By default, when a file is uploaded via a php script or anything else
> >through apache, it has permissions of 644. I would like this to be 640.
> >
> >I know php has a umask and a chmod function that could help with this,
> >but this only fixes it for scripts that use php. Isn't there a way to
> >change the default umask for the www-data user?
> >
> >Any tips for where to look or what to change would be greatly
> >appreciated.
> >
> If I'm not mistaking you could set the sticky bit to the directory 
> Apache is uploading in. That way all files will always get the mode you 
> set. chmod 1640 <dir>

This doesn't appear to work. I just tested it with the example you show,
uploaded a file and it still had permissions of 644.


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