Farrel Lifson <flifson / cs.uct.ac.za> writes:

> Ruby creates a file with permissions rwxr-xr-x (ie 0755) even though
> I asked for 0777. Is this a bug or security feature and if so how do
> I turn it off. I need those permissions for a CGI script I'm
> writing. Anything else besides those permissions and the webserver
> returns an Internal Server error.

Are you on a Unix box? If no, what is your umask set to? I'd guess
022.


Dave