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Re: [vox-tech] umask
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Re: [vox-tech] umask

begin: Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us> quote
> On Fri, 30 Nov 2001, Robert G. Scofield wrote:
> > On Thursday 29 November 2001 02:34 pm, you wrote:
> > > On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 02:31:43PM -0800, Robert G. Scofield wrote:
> > > > I'm trying to change the umask value in two of my accounts from 002 to
> > > > 001. However, after I log out of each account the value reverts back to
> > > > 002.  How can I make the change to 001 permanent?
> > >
> > > You want to stick the call to the 'umask' command in your login script/conf
> > > (".bashrc", ".bash_profile", ".cshrc", or whatever)
> > 
> > Okay, now I'm trying to change an 022 to a 002.  In .bashrc I have this line: 
> > 
> > "# User specific aliases and functions"
> > 
> > I tried putting "umask 002" under this and nothing happened.  So I guess I 
> > don't know what I'm doing.  What do I put?  What exactly is "the call"?
> umask 002
> Make sure you log out and back in again, because this file is only sourced
> on bootup.
does that imply that logging out and back in will reboot the computer?   ;-)

but seriously, you can also do:

$ . $HOME/.bashrc?


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