[Chicago-talk] CGI umask

jason scott gessner jason at multiply.org
Wed Mar 3 17:04:51 CST 2004

On Wed, 2004-03-03 at 13:50, Steven Lembark wrote:

> As a general approach, you can mkdir the new one, chmod
> it to the appropriate mods, then stat it. That allows for
> existing directories + ones you don't own that have the
> correct mod's anyway.

I'm not sure I follow you, Steven.  What does stat'ing it do?  And by
that do you simply mean doing a file test (-d, -r, etc?).



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