Subject: Re: pkg_add and default umask
To: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/09/2004 19:58:18
On Fri, 9 Apr 2004 10:45:39 -0700 (PDT)
"Jeremy C. Reed" <email@example.com> wrote:
> I should learn my lesson, but I have done it again: installed over 100
> packages with umask 0077.
> So any created directories, many symlinks and some files have rwx------
> permissions. Ouch. (It took a while to clean up over 900 files.)
> Is there any reason not force a sane umask value with pkg_add?
And while we are at this... should bsd.pkg.mk enfore it, too, during 'make
install'? (We could add a variable containing the umask value, in case the
user/admin wants to override it from mk.conf).
Julio M. Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The NetBSD Project - http://www.NetBSD.org/