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From Kanagasabai Sriskanthaverl <>
Subject Re: mod_ftp patch: New directive FTPDirUmask
Date Thu, 30 Mar 2006 07:52:55 GMT
On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 14:05 -0600, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> > Further I did not understand, how can I select the appropriate file
> > permissions flag on the fly with respect to the mask?. I see calculating
> > permission codes easier for chmod.
> True.  These are simply hex rather than octal.  Perhaps, read in the user's
> setting mask in hex?  We could move to this API in the stor/appe code as well.

Yes, If the mask is set in hex, it should be easier to calculate the
filepermission bits from the mask. I am not sure which bit represents
which permission to whom in hex notation. Can anyone please help me on

Yes, stor/appe code also can be moved to this API.

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