'su lyx' changes file access privileges
kornel at lyx.org
Sun Sep 27 12:12:10 UTC 2020
Am Sun, 27 Sep 2020 14:03:44 +0200
schrieb "paolo m. " <paolo.pumilia at gmail.com>:
> Kornel Benko wrote:
> > 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?
> > Kornel
> Yes, umask is set in /etc/zshenv; kwrite complies with that specification
> Maybe lyx reads a different umask setting?
Hm, I meant the output of the command 'umask'.
Maybe it is set be /etc/zshenv, but there may be different handling (like include of user
Here it is for example
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