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Old 06-07-2005, 03:41 AM   #1
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umask help

have try to set umask u=rwx,g=rwx,o= in /etc/profile. i can read or delete files created by any group members but i can not modify the file if i open the file and try to save it again it ask me for a new file name. how do i set the permision so that any file created by any group members can be modify by another

i use fedora core 3 and access the files from windows through samba


Old 06-07-2005, 08:20 AM   #2
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Filespermissions over Samba/windows are not handled by Umask in /etc/profile.

You can use fmask,dmask,gid and uid as mount options.

Look into the manpage for details


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