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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix wrong permissions for vfat directories
Date writes:

> From: Jochen Hein <>
> I do mount vfat with autofs, and options umask=002 there.

> Fixed by the patch below.

I see it has been applied to -bk, Thanks. Mind fixing the
documentation too?


--- linux-2.5.50/Documentation/filesystems/vfat.txt.jh 2002-12-02 18:45:58.000000000 +0100
+++ linux-2.5.50/Documentation/filesystems/vfat.txt 2002-12-02 18:49:07.000000000 +0100
@@ -8,10 +8,12 @@

-umask=### -- The permission mask (see umask(1)) for the regulare file.
+umask=### -- The permission mask (for files and directories, see umask(1)).
The default is the umask of current process.
dmask=### -- The permission mask for the directory.
The default is the umask of current process.
+fmask=### -- The permission mask for files.
+ The default is the umask of current process.
codepage=### -- Sets the codepage for converting to shortname characters
on FAT and VFAT filesystems. By default, codepage 437
is used. This is the default for the U.S. and some
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