[SunHELP] question about umask to allow execute on a file.

fabio at crearium.com fabio at crearium.com
Mon Jan 31 16:40:08 CST 2005

> A user asked me how to setup his account so that the default permissions
> were 755.  Well I tried different permissions and found that for files I
> could never set the execute bit on a file using a umask 022 gave me 644
> not 755.

For example, umask 022 ensures that new files will have at most 755
permissions (777 NAND 022).

where are you including the umask option? Make sure the files are read by
your user's shell. Make sure you are not putting the option global and
overrid by local user config.


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