|GETUMASK(3)||Linux Programmer's Manual||GETUMASK(3)|
NAMEgetumask - get file creation mask
SYNOPSIS#define _GNU_SOURCE /* See feature_test_macros(7) */
DESCRIPTIONThis function returns the current file creation mask. It is equivalent to
mode_t mask = umask( 0 );
except that it is documented to be thread-safe (that is, shares a lock with the umask(2) library call).
CONFORMING TOThis is a vaporware GNU extension.
NOTESThis function is documented but not implemented yet in glibc, as at version 2.9.
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