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NAME

getumask - get file creation mask

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Notes
Colophon

SYNOPSIS

#define _GNU_SOURCE /* See feature_test_macros(7) */
#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/stat.h>

mode_t getumask(void);

DESCRIPTION

This function returns the current file creation mask. It is equivalent to

mode_t getumask(void) { mode_t mask = umask( 0 ); umask(mask); return mask; }

except that it is documented to be thread-safe (that is, shares a lock with the umask(2) library call).

CONFORMING TO

This is a vaporware GNU extension.

NOTES

This function is documented but not implemented yet in glibc, as at version 2.9.

SEE ALSO

umask(2)

COLOPHON

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GNU GETUMASK (3) 2010-09-10
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