Using umask instead of explicit mode bits to create files/directories

David Collier-Brown David.Collier-Brown at
Wed Nov 15 20:27:45 GMT 2000

Johannes Tyve wrote:
> I think there has been a discussion of how mkdir should behave. I prefer
> that the acl-mask becomes (07) because I wish to share my file with my
> co-workers (ronnie in this case). If the mask becomes (05) I'm the only
> one with write permissions and that is not the prefered option.
	I think it's a bug: may I use your name as the 
	customer reporting it?

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