where to chmod socket file?

Eric Wong normalperson at yhbt.net
Mon Nov 30 19:41:35 EST 2009


Suraj Kurapati <sunaku at gmail.com> wrote:
> Eric Wong wrote:
> > [PATCH] configurator: listen :umask parameter for UNIX sockets
> 
> Hi Eric,
> 
> I'm using Unicorn 0.95.1 and I think that the :umask option is
> behaving inversely.
> 
> For example, if I specify :umask => 0600, the socket file ends up with
> s---rwxrwx (same as chmod 0077) permissions.  In contrast, if I
> specify :umask => 0177, the socket file ends up with srw------- (same
> as chmod 0600) permissions.
> 
> Is umask normally specified as the inverse of a desired chmod?

Hi Suraj, that's how umask works.  "man 2 umask"

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Eric Wong


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