uMask question

Sean McMahon smcmahon at
Fri Feb 11 14:28:34 EST 2005

I'm with you on that one.  We had the same problem at work.  when files were at
022, I could not overide files if I did a make or something.  You probably have
a special group for this purpose?  002 will allow read/write access.  This is
really insecure.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Glenn at home" <GlennErvin at>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at>
Sent: Friday, February 11, 2005 11:29 AM
Subject: uMask question

> I cannot figure out from the man pages if umask should equal
> 022 or 077
> if I want users to have full access to files that have been uploaded by
> other users.
> Thanks for some help here.
> Glenn
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