Bug 1418225 - nautilus does not honor system umask when started from gnome-shell
Summary: nautilus does not honor system umask when started from gnome-shell
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nautilus
Version: 25
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matthias Clasen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-02-01 10:23 UTC by lapseofreason0
Modified: 2017-12-12 10:34 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-12-12 10:34:26 UTC
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Description lapseofreason0 2017-02-01 10:23:18 UTC
Description of problem:
Nautilus started from gnome shell does not respect umask from /etc/profile and /etc/login.defs (pam_umask). Instead, it creates new folders with umask 0022.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set umask to 0077 in /etc/profile and /etc/login.defs and restart.
2. Open nautilus from gnome shell.
3. Create a folder.

Actual results:
Permissions of new folder are drwxr-xr-x.

Expected results:
Permissions of new folder are drwx------.

Additional info:
If nautilus is openend from gnome-terminal, the permissions respect the umask set in /etc/profile or /etc/login.defs.

At first I thought this was related to Wayland (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1149905), but it also happens in Xorg.

Comment 1 Christian Persch 2017-11-01 22:43:48 UTC
Likely https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=780622 .

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