Hi,

I believe in my adventures, this successfully worked by placing the
umask command in /etc/login.conf...

default:\
        :copyright=/etc/COPYRIGHT:\
        :welcome=/etc/motd:\
        [snip]
        :priority=0:\
        :ignoretime@:\
        :umask=002:

Rich.

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On Fri, 31 Jan 2003, Phillip Smith (mailing list) wrote:

>
> ** re-post **
>
> Hi there,
>
> What I'm trying to accomplish is
> - to have a group of users called 'developers'
> - read/write access to all files created by any member of that group by
> each member of that group.
>
> I believe in the past I've accomplished this via a umask of 002, but I
> don't recall where I put that to have it automatically assigned to all
> users in a certain group? Also, I've stumbled on the whole login.conf
> stuff, which seems to speak to 'classes' of users? I've never used user
> classes, is this a better way to set this?
>
> Preferably, I don't want to have to set the GUID on every folder the
> group is jointly working on. I'd rather have all files group
> readable/writeable by default. Are there any reasons not to do this?
>
> Many thanks in advance,
>
> phillip.
>
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