umask of messages

Sebastian Spaeth Sebastian at
Mon Sep 5 08:53:11 BST 2011

On Thu, 1 Sep 2011 08:24:36 -0400, Tim Gray <lists+offimap at> wrote:
> Also, I thought a umask of 022 results in files 
> with 644 (666 - 022 = 644).

Yep, you are right of course. 

> So I guess my question has another part: Are you guys seeing 755 umasks on 
> the messages?

I to am seeing -rwxr-xr-x for my mail files. Interesting, and while not
bad, this is not what I would expect. I'll see if we can not set the
default umask to something better. What group permissions would people
prefer to see if we introduce an explicit mode?

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