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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] multiple committers, again

From: mlh
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] multiple committers, again
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 15:54:49 +1000
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On Wed, Aug 25, 2004 at 07:23:26PM -0500, Charles Duffy wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-08-25 at 19:14, address@hidden wrote:
> The only thing I think you're really buying with your proposal is
> flattening out the file structure to not have subdirectories (and thus
> their default permissions) at issue -- but that still doesn't completely
> fix the umask problem (ie. if the default umask doesn't provide even
> read access to other users), and is a pretty strong loss on some other
> accounts.

Yes, but in the environment we're talking about,
the typical defualt umask allows reading by other.

With a sequence of tar files you only have to fix the
parent dirs perms once to allow writes.  They won't be
affected by the addition of further tars.


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