[K12OSN] GUI editor file permissions
"Terrell Prudé Jr."
microman at cmosnetworks.com
Tue Jan 22 03:53:54 UTC 2008
jones yeates wrote:
> I am getting my class to create php files and then view them through a
> browser. Some of them are having problems viewing the file on my FC5
> server. They'll get permission denied, warning ... line 0..., or
> forbidden error messages. I've been manually changing their file
> permissions to 755 and then the page works.
> I noticed that a student who had this problem:
> - when a file was created using a GUI editor (Anjuta or Bluefish) the
> file permission was 611. It received errors.
> - when a file was created through vi, the file permission was 661. No
> errors opening the file in the browser.
> The umask of all users is 0002. I believe that is fine since they are
> the only user in their group.
> 1. What's going on? I created the users through the same script and
> some are having file permission issues and others are not.
> 2. Why aren't the default file permissions set to 775 if the umask is
> 3. How can I get Anjuta or any other gui editor to set the default
> file permission to 755 or 661 or anything else?
Hmm...it does sound like a umask error for each user. Note that each
user can have his own umask entries. You might have a look at a user's
.bash_profile or .bashrc file and see if it's anything other than 0002.
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