[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#581413: The default umask in Debian should be changed to '0002' to be fully compliant with user private groups

Jonathan Nieder jrnieder at gmail.com
Thu Jul 21 11:22:09 UTC 2011

forcemerge 583971 581413
tags 583958 + upstream

Hi Aaron,

Aaron Toponce wrote:

> To summarize: Debian uses user private groups (UPG) by default. This
> places each user on the system in their own default, private group, that
> no one else is, or should be, a member of. However, the default umask
> value for Debian is '0022'.

Merging with a related bug.  Bug#583958 mentions a patch, in case you're
interested in trying this out.

Thanks for reporting.

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