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Re: [HTCondor-users] umask of scratch spaces in 8.0

On Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 11:07:21AM +0000, Mark Calleja wrote:
> Hi,
> We're currently running 7.8 on our Linux based campus grid, and I'm
> investigating shifting up to 8.0. However, a 'feature' that was added in 7.9.2
> would cause us grief, namely that the permissions have been tightened to 0700.
> I realise and accept why this has been done, but it breaks a web-based job
> monitoring tool of ours, which relies on at least group permissions being set
> to allow this. Looking at ticket https://htcondor-wiki.cs.wisc.edu/index.cgi/
> tktview?tn=4016,56 it is apparent that we're not the only people to get caught
> out by this, and I like the solution there, but that only seems to make it into
> the current testing 8.1 stream. Are there any plans to backport this into the
> 8.0 stream, or do we have to wait for 8.2 to be released before upgrading from
> 7.8?

It's a small enough change, with enough "popular demand", that I will backport
it into the stable series for the next release.