Re: [PATCH][RFC] Apply umask to /proc/<pid>
From: Bodo Eggert
Date: Sat Mar 12 2005 - 20:22:01 EST
Rene Scharfe <rene.scharfe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> patch below makes procfs apply the umask of the processes to their
> respective /proc/<pid> directories and the files below them. That
> allows users to gain a bit of privacy by setting a restrictive umask in
> their profiles.
A [ur]limit-like value is fine, but allowing others to read the files you
put into a public directory should not imply giving up your privacy.
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