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Re: lynx-dev Lynx 2.8.3 with nmh problems

From: Michael Abraham Shulman
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Lynx 2.8.3 with nmh problems
Date: Mon, 08 May 2000 11:31:09 -0700

"Klaus" == Klaus Weide <address@hidden> writes:

Klaus> Apparently either mhnshow or metamail does a umask() that the
Klaus> lynx process inherits.  But it is the 'x' bit, not the 'w' bit,
Klaus> that is missing.

According to strace, mhshow does a

umask(037777777177) = 02

Although I don't know how to read the umask that's getting set, all
those 7s probably mean it's masking the stuff that makes Lynx fail.
(The previous umask 002 is normal for Debian.)

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