[Haskell-cafe] GHC bindist permissions (Was: [ANNOUNCE] GHC 9.4.1-rc1 is now available)

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Mon Aug 8 13:59:33 UTC 2022

I think umask addresses a different issue than "unprivileged user". In
any case, yes, 077 is fairly uncommon; if you have that much need for
privacy then perhaps you should not be using the system in the first

On Mon, Aug 8, 2022 at 9:56 AM Henning Thielemann
<lemming at henning-thielemann.de> wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Aug 2022, Ben Gamari wrote:
> > Out of curiosity, have you set umask to 077 intentionally or is this
> > somehow accidental? This does seem like a very strange configuration
> > (although GHC should work nevertheless).
> It is set by intention. The configuring user is an unprivileged one. Is
> this uncommon?
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