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Old 05-31-2005, 11:32 PM   #1
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Hi all,


can someone let me know what is the difference between UMASK and UNMASK?

Thanks
 
Old 06-01-2005, 12:36 AM   #2
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umask is used to unmask certain bits. usually used to set file creation mask.

umask is a command to do "unmark" action.

running umask alone will return current umask value.
 
Old 06-02-2005, 09:30 AM   #3
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hi cash_05,

tnx for replying...

ur are right about UMASK and i do know that, but what i want to know is what is command 'UNMASK' and how is it different from UMASK?
 
  


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