On 5/12/06, Lowell Gilbert <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
"Derrick Ryalls" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> On 5/12/06, Lowell Gilbert <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

>> There are a lot of ways to do this, but the one I would recommend is
>> to change the main folder to be owned by a group that you, your wife,
>> and the uid running the thumbnail script all are members of --
>> probably by creating a new group for the purpose.  Then if you set
>> your wife's umask to 002, directories she creates will be available to
>> you and any other members of the group.
> Would I change the umask on the webserver or on her desktop?  If on
> the desktop, then how does this work when she is booted into Windows?
> I do like the idea of this solution, but she doesn't even like shell
> access so .bashrc wouldn't be executed.  Is there a way to set umask
> functionality somewhere else?

I think you need to configure Samba directly for this.
I suspect "create mask = 0775" would do it.

Thanks, I didn't even know about that option.  I will try that out
when I get home.
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