Unmask Problems - Hoary 5.01

Tim Frost timfrost at xtra.co.nz
Mon Jan 2 21:30:51 UTC 2006


On Mon, 2006-01-02 at 13:40 -0600, Bobby Sanders wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-01-02 at 14:14 -0500, Michael R. Head wrote:
<snip>
> >  Third of all, double check that you aren't setting a umask in
> > your .bash_profile or .bashrc or /etc/bash.bashrc.
> 
> Just checked them again.  No mention of umask there except
> for .bashrc_profile, which is commented out.  I tried uncommenting it
> and changing the 022 to 002.  Still no luck.  Perhaps I made a typo.
> I'll try it again.

I find:
tim at marvin:~$ grep umask .bash_profile .bashrc /etc/*profile
.bash_profile:# the default umask is set in /etc/login.defs
.bash_profile:#umask 022
/etc/profile:umask 022


So it is set for breezy in /etc/profile








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