[RndTbl] How does umask really work

David M Greggs dmgreggs at us.ibm.com
Tue Aug 2 10:47:56 CDT 2005

The umask is applied as follows:

Files:  Start with 666
Directories:  Start with 777

Applying the umask with these initial settings makes the result 

David M. Greggs 
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