Subject: Re: file creation and perms
To: emre <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/05/2001 16:58:47
On Mon, 5 Feb 2001, emre wrote:

> When I upload stuff to my webserver via FTP, I always have to chmod
> the files afterwards, because the "other" bit doesn't have read
> permission.  Is this an umask related issue, or is there a way to
> automate this, so "other" will have +r when the file is created?  My

Have a look at ftpd.conf(5); ftpd can be configured with a umask setting.

(I have never used this. With Debian's ftpd, I have used the "-u" option
to specify a different umask.)

   Jeremy C. Reed