file permissions

Alan McKinnon alan at
Mon Sep 11 13:10:49 UTC 2006

On Monday 11 September 2006 14:41, Zoltan Szecsei wrote:
> not entirely true. I've only added the remote nfs access a
> week ago and this problem was happening whilst everyone was
> actually running off the maon host.
> Maybe I should not have mentioned nfs 'cos now everyone
> thinks it is an nfs issue. In fact nfs is working correctly
> because the squashing is having an effect,

Ok, let's back up a little then and get some facts to work with:

With what options is the target filesystem mounted, and what fs?
What umask is in effect?
What happens when the umask is changed to 0066?


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