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Re: can't open file '.../db/transactions/14590-9.txn/node.0.0': Permission denied

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2006-08-09 18:35:06 CEST

Tobias Herp wrote:
> Tobias writes:
>> we have the strange problem that a certain submit fails with the
>> strange error message "can't open file
>> '.../db/transactions/14590-9.txn/node.0.0': Permission denied".
> We found the cause of the problem: it was a umask command in
> /etc/profile.local, which set rw rights to user and group, but not x,
> since this would cause every new file to be executable...
> We removed the umask there (I'm afraid it will have to be added to
> every single ~/.bashrc instead) and rebooted the server; now all
> works well again.

That's not how umask is supposed to work: umask is a *mask* that is bitwise
ored with other masks, such as those used for compiling binaries and
creating directories.

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