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Access restrictions for Ace

Dave Matthews matthews at GREENGENES.CIT.CORNELL.EDU
Wed Oct 20 10:36:36 EST 1999

Hi Gudmundur,

You might try changing the users' umasks from 022 to 002, so the files
their processes create are 664.

There may be a nicer way to do this with setgid on the database/ 
directory, but I confess I never understood setgid.

- Dave

> From: zgudmunt at my-deja.com
> Date: Wed, 20 Oct 1999 14:33:50 GMT
>    I have a small question on access privileges and write-locks when
> using Ace on a Unix (Linux) system. I have it set up with user ace as
> the owner and a certain user group as the group for all the directories
> and files the Ace-dir. All the users are listed in passwd.wrm and the
> database-dir is chmod 770, with all files in it chmod 664.
>   This works just fine, until a user needs to write and Ace creates an
> additional block-file. This file gets 644 and when a user tries to save
> the poor Ace-program crashes. So, what's going on here..?
>                Gudmundur

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