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[leafnode-list] file permissions / umask (was: adding IHAVE support to leafnode)

On Wed, Mar 24 2004, Matthias Andree wrote:

> 2. compatibility with readers that access the spool directly

I'm surprised that you mentions this, because (at least with
leafnode-2.0.0.alpha20040122a) directory and file permissions on the
spool do not allow this (unless the news reader program runs suid

$ ll /var/spool/news/de/comp/os/unix/linux/misc/289496
-rw-------    2 news     news         1925 Mar 24 18:12 [...]

How about making the umask configurable?

Bye, Reiner.
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