Default file permissions

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at
Tue Nov 4 00:21:41 PST 2008

On Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 10:00:24AM +0200, Roey D wrote:
> I have a server running Azureus to download torrent files. The Azureus
> directory is accessible to other computers using samba.
> Azureus dumps it's completed files with the 644 permissions, making
> them writable only for the owner.
> As far as I looked, Azureus cannot be configured to dump it's files
> with different permissions.
> Is there any way to apply a "Inherited file permissions" on a specific
> directory? (i.e all files created on this folder will have a specific
> permission set, unless specifically changed by some application)
>  I prefer doing this with the classic permission system, rather then using ACLs.

See umask(2), which is also a command-line utility.

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