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authorThorsten Kukuk <>2006-05-30 13:03:08 +0000
committerThorsten Kukuk <>2006-05-30 13:03:08 +0000
commit6a9e09d57a7722a3a73d3405ef63d3c46f1f7673 (patch)
tree548e97808ea2bba514acaf857b374a6cf5fdfce1 /modules/pam_mkhomedir/pam_mkhomedir.8.xml
parent9a611ad9d88dfe3950889277881aa2057c9429d3 (diff)
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Purpose of commit: bugfix Commit summary: --------------- 2006-05-30 Thorsten Kukuk <> * modules/pam_mkhomedir/pam_mkhomedir.8.xml: Fix umask and skel directory documentation.
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1 files changed, 5 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/modules/pam_mkhomedir/pam_mkhomedir.8.xml b/modules/pam_mkhomedir/pam_mkhomedir.8.xml
index 1b5a11cb..3c40de15 100644
--- a/modules/pam_mkhomedir/pam_mkhomedir.8.xml
+++ b/modules/pam_mkhomedir/pam_mkhomedir.8.xml
@@ -42,7 +42,9 @@
if it does not exist when the session begins. This allows users
to be present in central database (such as NIS, kerberos or LDAP)
without using a distributed file system or pre-creating a large
- number of directories.
+ number of directories. The skeleton directory (usually
+ <filename>/etc/skel/</filename>) is used to copy default files
+ and also set's a umask for the creation.
The new users home directory will not be removed after logout
@@ -67,12 +69,12 @@
- <option>umask=<replaceable>mode</replaceable></option>
+ <option>umask=<replaceable>mask</replaceable></option>
The user file-creation mask is set to
- <replaceable>mode</replaceable>. The default value of umask is
+ <replaceable>mask</replaceable>. The default value of mask is