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Re: [fileutils] mkdir problem

From: Heikki Orsila
Subject: Re: [fileutils] mkdir problem
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2006 11:38:30 +0300
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On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 03:40:30AM +0000, Eric Blake wrote:
> Thanks for the report.  However, what is your umask?


> The info pages also state (and POSIX requires) that intermediate 
> directories created by mkdir -p be given permissions according to the 
> current umask modified by u+wx.  In other words, this is probably not 
> a bug in mkdir, but a case of restrictive umask settings.

Then it's not a bug. I wasn't aware standards require that.

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