Re: Subject: UMASK 002 or 022?
- Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:21:15 +0800
- From: Paul Wise <pabs@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Subject: UMASK 002 or 022?
On Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 7:25 PM, Ian Jackson wrote:
> The appropriate default umask is 002 if the user's primary group is
> named after the user, or 022 otherwise.
AFAICT, neither of these achieve what the initiator of the thread
wants to achieve; no read access by other users to one's files on
multi-user systems by default.