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Umask

Postby Imran.Plus » Sun Dec 22, 2002 9:38 pm

Dear Friends,
What is umask, it's main function and how it work.

basit
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Postby basit » Thu Dec 26, 2002 3:57 am

umask is for determining default file permissions
type umask 0777
and then type touch test-file
then do ls -l test-file
you will found that test-file is root,group,world readable/writable/executable now.

--- basit


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