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Bug 2456 - When configuring local partitions, "Default permission" under DOS Options works incorrectly
Summary: When configuring local partitions, "Default permission" under DOS Options wor...
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: linuxconf
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-05-01 00:40 UTC by Brian Ryner
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-02-10 15:35:55 UTC

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Description Brian Ryner 1999-05-01 00:40:24 UTC
The "Default permission" setting actually sets the umask
parameter (the inverse of the permissions).  Linuxconf
should either make it clear that it's the umask you are
specifying, or translate the mode given to the corresponding

Comment 1 Michael K. Johnson 1999-08-28 19:44:59 UTC
Added Jacques to the CC line so that he can fix the bug

Comment 2 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-09-13 23:01:48 UTC
This should be fixed some time ago.

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