Re: all files are executable in vfat

Padraig Brady (
Tue, 25 Sep 2001 18:06:47 +0100

Nerijus Baliunas wrote:

>On Tue, 25 Sep 2001 12:47:46 -0400 (EDT) Alexander Viro <> wrote:
>AV> > $ ls -l ls
>AV> > -rwxrwxrwx 1 nerijus nerijus 45724 Rgs 25 18:12 ls
>AV> So use the right option for that - umask=111 and there you go.
>Actually I just few minutes ago thought about umask - yes, it helps,
>thank you. But now I cannot enter any directory as regular user.
I too used noexec to get around this problem. Is there anyway to get umask
to ignore directories? I.E. (v)fat should always leave directories
in my opinion?


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