Re: Problems w/ permissions.

2002-07-12 00:29:42
On Wed, 10 Jul 2002, Earl Hood wrote:

I have been moving MHonArc archives to another box (using 2.5.6) and I have
had a devil of a time getting MHonArc to write the files with a umask of
644.  Currently it writes everything as with a umask of 022.  I have tried
adding -umask 644 to the command line, and it seemingly ignores it when
writing new files (and updating .mhonarcdb)

You have the meaning of umask reversed.  Try -umask 022 to have files
generated with permissions 644.

Thanks, sorry for the mixup...

Peter_Losher(_at_)isc(_dot_)org - Internet Software Consortium -

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