'su lyx' changes file access privileges
kornel at lyx.org
Sun Sep 27 11:56:48 UTC 2020
Am Sun, 27 Sep 2020 13:19:52 +0200
schrieb "paolo m." <paolo.pumilia at gmail.com>:
> Sometimes, while in user1 session, I find convenient launching lyx as user2
> (same group as user1) to open a lyx file, through 'su'.
> As user2 changes and save that file, access privileges are changed as well.
> That does not happen when a text file is opened by kwrite, so it should be
> something specific to lyx.
> Before 'su' switch:
> text file x -rw-rw-r--
> lyx file xx.lyx -rw-rw-r--
> Switching and modifying file x (by kwrite) and xx.lyx (by lyx):
> x -rw-rw-r--
> xx.lyx -rw-------
> (Same results when launching 'dolphin' file manager as user2 to open a lyx
> file, through 'su'').
Have you checked the setting of 'umask' for both users?
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