ajacoutot at lphp.org
Thu Aug 14 11:25:22 PDT 2003
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On Thursday 14 August 2003 20:19, Joshua Oreman wrote:
> 066 will be *more* secure than 022.
I know that :)
> This is because a umask is deducted from the default permission bits of 666
> (or 777 for executables) on new files. So a umask of 022 will cause new
> files to have a mode of 600 or 711.
Yes I know, I was just wondering why the default behaviour was not very
> * 077 (600 or 700 -- most secure)
So, if I set umask to 077, this is OK, right ? Is there ANY cons ?
Thanks a lot for your answer Joshua.
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