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Re: How to change default umask in Stretch?




On Mon, Aug 07, 2017 at 12:55:37PM -0400, Felix Miata wrote:
> Garrett R. composed on 2017-08-07 15:25 (UTC):
> 
> > Please advise on where "/etc/profile.local" is. I can find no such entry.
> 
> Like any .local file, it's an optional file. Any .local files that may exist by
> default have uncommented content only if the /local/ admin creates any.

There is nothing in Debian's /etc/profile which reads such a file.

Debian's /etc/profile does, however, dot in all the files in
/etc/profile.d/.  No, wait.  Not all the files.  Just all the files
that end with a .sh suffix.  And you'd better not put spaces in the
filenames either, because there's a blatant bug right here:

  for i in /etc/profile.d/*.sh; do
    if [ -r $i ]; then
      . $i
    fi
  done

I don't expect anything better; that would be foolish optimism in
violation of decades of historical precedent.