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Re: [perl #60904] Race condition with perl -i.bk

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Eric Brine
November 29, 2008 09:01
Re: [perl #60904] Race condition with perl -i.bk
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On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 12:18 PM, (via RT) <> wrote:

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> This means that the new file is created using the final filename "foo"
> (which is predictable) and with mode 666 (modulo umask), which means
> the file is group or even world writable.

Only if the umask is set to allow it.

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