[GE users] file permissions of directories and files created from jobs

pollinger harald.pollinger at sun.com
Thu Jul 9 09:42:23 BST 2009

Hi Justin,

please see

The SET_FILE_PERMS flag is related to the SGE files - it means the 
installer should ensure the binaries and so on have the right 
permissions, i.e. execute flag set, setuid-bit set and so on.


juby wrote:
> Hey all,
> Im finding that directories created from running jobs get permission 
> 0755, and files get permission 0644. This is a different set of 
> permissions than if the same commands are run outside of SGE via a 
> terminal, including as the sge user.
> Is this behavior intentional as a result of the installation flag 
> SET_FILE_PERMS?  (ie., the installation step "Verifying and setting file 
> permissions"?) Or is it correct that this step is only for permissions 
> of the files and directories created through the installation?
> I can't find any info (so far) in the docs that says SET_FILE_PERMS 
> determines the permissions of files and directories created via running 
> jobs (or some other configurable behavior).. but if this is the case, is 
> it possible to disable this behavior (without reinstalling)?
> thanks,
> -justin
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