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Old 02-17-2009
touch and permission

Hi All,

I have requirement to give permission to empty file. I do it in two steps.
But is it possible using touch command with some option for providing permission for a file.

# 2  
Old 02-17-2009
I dont think that is possible bcos the default umask value is 022... so the files that you create will be of 644 permission...but am not sure is there a way where you can change ur umask value...

can someone help????
# 3  
Old 02-17-2009
umask value can be change.
umask {new value}

for example.
umask 222

- nilesh
# 4  
Old 02-17-2009
Thanks whiteboard/nilesh,

I don't want to change umask value and Looks like we cannot give permission while creating empty file.

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