mask or mode with 2.0.6pre3 smbmount?

Urban Widmark urban at
Wed Nov 10 23:27:27 GMT 1999

On Thu, 11 Nov 1999, Brian Servis wrote:

> I often get the mask/mode issues confused but it appears that smbmount

You are not alone :)

> is doing the opposite of what it says it is.  Maybe I am wrong an
> someone can straighten me out on this.

FWIW I believe you are right.
% umask 0660
% touch apa
% d apa
-------rw-   1 urban    users           0 Nov 11 00:22 apa

I think this is a documentation error. At least the older smbmounts used
to allow setting the mode for files and dirs.


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