Re: all files are executable in vfat

Florian Weimer (Florian.Weimer@RUS.Uni-Stuttgart.DE)
28 Sep 2001 23:50:45 +0200

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <> writes:

> > Don't know if you already did this with umask, but {umask dmask uid gid}
> > probably make sense as per-mountpoint options rather than VFAT-specific
> > ones.
> Not for filesystems that store permission info, e.g., ext2,
> ISO9660+RockRidge, etc.

Sometimes I wish there was a uid/gid option for ext2, too. (Doing
forensic analysis as root is a bit risky. ;-)

Florian Weimer 	                  Florian.Weimer@RUS.Uni-Stuttgart.DE
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