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Old 11-14-2014, 06:11 AM   #1
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changing the default permission for both directory and files to 775 with umask

I want to change my default direcoty and file permission for newlly created files to 775, quite similar (rwxrwxr-x). umask does it with a subtraction of base value (which is 777 for directories and 666 for files), so when I put $umask 002 the directory permission is changed into 775 but my file permission changed into 664. Is it possible to make both 775 with umask or any other trick?

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You can use dmask and fmask in addition to umask. The link below has an explanation in post #4 and more details in later posts.


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