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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] sharing local archive problems

From: John Meinel
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] sharing local archive problems
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2004 10:25:07 -0500
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Charles Duffy wrote:
If your OS supports POSIX ACLs, that's likely the easiest way to do it
-- you can use a default acl such as "d:g:users:rX" to specify (for
instance) that the default permissions for all files created under that
directory include read access for members of the group users.

Alternately, it would be easy to have a wrapper such as fai change the
umask around whenever calling out to tla.

The wrapper changing umask only works on the local machine (it won't
change the umask for a ssh/webdav/etc archive).

But if both of you work on the same machine, then yes, that would work.

There are tricks that exist to set up you account such that when you
connect to it using tla the umask is set, but when you connect to it
normally the umask is left at the default.

But it's probably easiest to just setup the shared account between your


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