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Re: Subject: UMASK 002 or 022?




Paul, you seemed to indicate that you were able to set a different "user default" umask in Stretch that's respected by gnome apps like gedit? How did you do it?


On 2017-06-28 09:21, Paul Wise wrote:
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.