umask

Thierry th.douez at sunnyrevtalk.com
Mon Jan 17 01:44:43 CST 2011


Le 16 janv. 2011 à 23:00, David Bovill a écrit :

> Does anyone know if the umask works on OSX / anymore - I used it years ago
> on Linux, but no idea if it works on OSX (dictionary say it dos not).

Well, better  try all these commands in a terminal and
you'll know quickly :

in a terminal do :

> echo 123 > test

> umask 666
> echo 345 > test2

> ls -l test*
-rw-rw-rw-   1 tdz  staff     4 17 jan 08:38 test
----------   1 tdz  staff     4 17 jan 08:38 test2

I did this in a shell with the terminal app., and on a Mac !
So ,the answer is YES :)

MacOsX is a Unix based system, most of the shell commands
are there... with subtle differences from Unix to Unix to Linux versions,
but most of the time, it just works the same.

Regards,
Thierry




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