GETUMASK(3) Linux Programmer s Manual GETUMASK(3)

NAME getumask - get file creation mask

SYNOPSIS #include <sys/types.h> #include <sys/stat.h>

mode_t getumask(void);

DESCRIPTION This function returns the current file creation mask. It is equivalent to mode_t getumask(void) { mode_t mask = umask(0); umask(mask); return mask; } except that it is documented to be thread-safe (that is, shares a lock with the umask() library call).

NOTES This function is documented but not implemented yet in glibc 2.2.5.

CONFORMING TO This is a vapourware GNU extension.

SEE ALSO umask(2)

GNU 2002-08-25 GETUMASK(3)