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Re: [vox-tech] umask



On Thursday 29 November 2001 02:34 pm, you wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 02:31:43PM -0800, Robert G. Scofield wrote:
> > I'm trying to change the umask value in two of my accounts from 002 to
> > 001. However, after I log out of each account the value reverts back to
> > 002.  How can I make the change to 001 permanent?
>
> You want to stick the call to the 'umask' command in your login script/conf
> (".bashrc", ".bash_profile", ".cshrc", or whatever)

Okay, now I'm trying to change an 022 to a 002.  In .bashrc I have this line: 

"# User specific aliases and functions"

I tried putting "umask 002" under this and nothing happened.  So I guess I 
don't know what I'm doing.  What do I put?  What exactly is "the call"?

Thanks,

Bob
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