Allowing inheritable NFSv4 ACLs to override the umask

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Authors J. Fields  , Andreas Gruenbacher 
Last updated 2016-08-25 (latest revision 2016-02-22)
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In some environments, inheritable NFSv4 ACLs can be rendered ineffective by the application of the per-process umask. This is easily worked around by transmitting the umask and create mode separately to allow servers to make more intelligent decisions about the new mode on a file.


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