[ace-users] .obj file permissions and ACE+TAO

Steve Huston shuston at riverace.com
Wed Jan 6 14:26:00 CST 2016

You can use the shell command umask to set your permission mask before running the build. Try:

umask 0002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ace-users [mailto:ace-users-bounces at list.isis.vanderbilt.edu] On
> Behalf Of Douglas C. Schmidt
> Sent: Wednesday, January 06, 2016 3:18 PM
> To: David J Ryan <djryan at raytheon.com>
> Cc: ace-users at list.isis.vanderbilt.edu
> Subject: Re: [ace-users] .obj file permissions and ACE+TAO
> Hi David,
> > I really didn't know where to ask such a question and actually get an
> > answer other than contacting you directly. I'm using MPC to generate
> > my GNUmake files for our ACE+TAO project on our highways project in
> > Israel and had a specific problem that I haven't been able to resolve
> > and I thought I would ask you directly.
> >
> > My object files are always stored in a sub-directory within each
> > project with .obj\*. However I'm trying to use this in a multi-user
> > environment and all the files do not have group write permissions
> > enabled so if a single user builds a project and another user tries to
> > build it it fails because the user doesn't have the original users
> > permissions.
> >
> > I was wondering if there is a way in the MPC file to specify the
> > permissions of the output object files with g+rw permissions. Or maybe
> > a postcommand that I could have it change the permissions for the
> > entire folder once the build has completed.
> >
> > In any case any help you may provide to me would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks very much for your email.  Please send all questions related to ACE
> mailing list or newsgroup, rather than to me directly since I travel frequently
> and often don't have ready access to email.  See
> http://www.dre.vanderbilt.edu/~schmidt/ACE-mail.html
> for more info on how to access these resources.
> In addition, to ensure that we have proper version/platform/compiler
> information, please make sure you fill out the appropriate problem report
> form (PRF), which is in
> or in
> in older versions of ACE.  Make sure to include this information when asking
> any questions since otherwise we have to "guess" what
> version/platform/compiler/options you've using, which is very error-prone
> and slows down our responsiveness.  If you don't use the PRF, therefore, it is
> less likely that someone from the core developer team will be able to answer
> your question.  Naturally, we encourage and appreciate other members of
> the ACE user community who can respond to questions that they have the
> answers to.
> If you need more "predictable" help please see
> http://www.dre.vanderbilt.edu/support.html
> for a list of companies that will provide you with ACE commercial support.
> Thanks very much,
>         Doug
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