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From Steve Loughran <>
Subject Re: SCP Task & umask
Date Mon, 03 Sep 2007 11:29:32 GMT
Atsuhiko Yamanaka wrote:
> Hi,
> 2007/8/31, Anderson, Rob (Global Trade) <>:
>> The default umask is determined by the ssh server. I think it is set at
>> compile time. Same with $PATH. Your .bashrc is not read when you use
>> scp. You should see the same results when using scp on the command line.
> I have not tried it by myself yet, but it seems scp1 protocol allows
> us to choose
> the umask in sending files and creating directories.
> In the class,
> the method 'sendFileToRemote' has explicitly chosen '0644'.

so we could extend ant to allow for umasks to be set? This could be very 
useful. I normally go in afterwards and chmod stuff -didnt know it could 
be done by scp itself.

> As for the scp by sftp protocol, we will be able to use sftp's 'chmod'
> after uploading
> files.
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