[docs] [issue33971] os.mknod is subject to "umask"

James Stevens report at bugs.python.org
Tue Jun 26 09:35:56 EDT 2018

New submission from James Stevens <james.stevens at jrcs.co.uk>:

As per the underlying "libc" call, the node created with "mknod" is subjected to the user's current umask setting.

This is not made clear in the Python documentation, but the "libc" documentation makes this clear (see attached).

assignee: docs at python
components: Documentation
files: Selection_2018-06-26_003.png
messages: 320490
nosy: docs at python, james_r_c_stevens
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: os.mknod is subject to "umask"
versions: Python 3.6
Added file: https://bugs.python.org/file47653/Selection_2018-06-26_003.png

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