Hi, I understand your point.
But since a application can modify it to a arbritary value there must be some way to keep the app from doing nasty stuff. FreeBSD has MAC implementations ;-))) Regards, --- Mr. Olli On Di, 2009-04-21 at 17:02 +0200, Mel Flynn wrote: > On Tuesday 21 April 2009 15:13:47 Mister Olli wrote: > > > no does not work, since using SSH / SFTP does not involve starting a > > shell. so umask settings don't work. > > Then you're using the wrong system for the task. The OS can't make > assumptions > about "what the ownership/modes of a file should really be, if an application > is telling it they should be different". > This is why more mature FTP daemons allow modes/ownerships to be set on > upload. > > The OS already: > - gives a new file group of the containing directory so it is easy to create > "shared files" in a "shared directory" > - has a default umask that is world readable > - allows changing a users umask > > The application (sftp) overrides all this and now you're expecting the OS to > override that again. Don't think so ;) _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"