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Subject: Re: Veritas Volume Manager 3.0.x hole
From: Charles Seeger (seegerCISE.UFL.EDU)
Date: Tue Jun 20 2000 - 15:18:12 CDT


+------ Doug Hughes wrote (Sun, 18-Jun-00, 19:09 -0500):
| On Fri, 16 Jun 2000, Dixie Flatline wrote:
| >
| > Workaround & Comments
| > ---------------------
| >
| > The trivial workaround: add "umask 022" to /etc/rc2.d/S96vmsa-server
| > before the line that starts the Storage Administrator Server.
|
| Don't edit the file. It'd just be changed on the next upgrade, or possibly
| even the next patch. It's much better to add a new file in rcS.d, rc2.d,
| and rc3.d called S00umask.sh (one in each dir - or link it)
| in the files put:
| umask 022
| It's good innoculation against spurious /tmp files, and it has been
| recommended practice for many years.

Great advice, but let me add that the ".sh" extension to the file
name is crucial for this to operate properly. Otherwise the script
will be executed by a seperate child sh instance rather than being
sourced by the calling script.

Best Regards,
Chuck

--
  Charles Seeger <seegercise.ufl.edu>