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INN FAQ Part 7

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Subject: (7.14) Directories are being created with wrong permissions.

> Question:
>When I received news for /var/spool/news/foo/bar for the first
>time, the directories got created:
># ls -lgR foo
>total 1
>d-wx-w-rwx  2 news     news          512 Feb  9 00:03 bar/
>What did I do wrong?
>##  Mode that directories are created under.
>#### =()<GROUPDIR_MODE          @<GROUPDIR_MODE>@>()=
>GROUPDIR_MODE           2775

You forgot a zero in front of this number, for the C compiler to interpret it
as octal instead of decimal.


[Source: INN FAQ Part 7 Archive-name: usenet/software/inn-faq/part7]
[Last Changed: $Date: 1997/09/16 01:25:57 $ $Revision: 2.25 $]
[Copyright: 1997 Heiko Rupp, portions by Tom Limoncelli, Rich Salz, et al.]

(Corrections, notes, and links by Mib Software)
More Detailed Topics
GROUPDIR_MODE is in config.dist Section 3

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