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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Forward: http://www.apache.org/docs/misc/howto.html
Date Tue, 27 Jan 1998 09:47:24 GMT
Dean Gaudet wrote:
> I much prefer systems set up like redhat boxes -- with "user private
> groups".  Every user has a private group containing only that user.  Their
> homedirs are in that group, with g+s set.  Then there's absolutely no
> reason to use a umask other than 002 or 007 because nobody else is in the
> group that your files default to.  But when you work in a shared group
> directory, which has the g+s bit set (causing new files to default their
> group to the same as the directory), you'll be guaranteed to set the
> permissions properly.

Isn't that what FreeBSD does, too?

Cheers,

Ben.

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