firefox segfaults

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Tue Dec 28 19:06:45 PST 2004


Randy McMurchy wrote:

> Jeremy Utley wrote:
>
>> Glad to hear it.  If it can bite someone like me and DJ who are both 
>> fairly experienced, it can certainly bite others as well :)
>
>
> Perhaps.
>
> But will these other, inexperienced, users have such a restrictive
> umask setting? It seems you and DJ would have to go out of your
> way to install fonts that weren't 0644 perms. :-)
>
> But now that I reflect on it, I think I remember using Samba utilities
> to copy stuff and perms weren't what I expected. Or something like
> that, I think. Oh well. Sorry for the noise.
>
You have to go out of your way to copy things from a vfat drive WITHOUT 
restrictive perms.  Standard for vfat drives is to be mounted with 
root-only read perms, IIRC.  I have to add a umask entry to fstab to get 
them mounted any other way.

-J-



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