init doc: --shared=0xxx does not give umask but perm bits

The description that 0640 makes sure that the group members can read
the repository is correct, but calling that octal number a <umask>
is wrong.  Let's call it <perm>, as the value is used to set the
permission bits.

Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
pull/790/merge
Junio C Hamano 11 months ago
parent b7088a5f9e
commit f9b2b6684d
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      Documentation/git-init.txt

@ -79,7 +79,7 @@ repository. If not specified, fall back to the default name (currently
`master`, but this is subject to change in the future; the name can be
customized via the `init.defaultBranch` configuration variable).
--shared[=(false|true|umask|group|all|world|everybody|<umask>)]::
--shared[=(false|true|umask|group|all|world|everybody|<perm>)]::
Specify that the Git repository is to be shared amongst several users. This
allows users belonging to the same group to push into that
@ -110,15 +110,16 @@ the repository permissions.
Same as 'group', but make the repository readable by all users.
'<umask>'::
'<perm>'::
'<umask>' is a 3-digit octal number prefixed with `0` and each file
will have mode '<umask>'. '<umask>' will override users' umask(2)
'<perm>' is a 3-digit octal number prefixed with `0` and each file
will have mode '<perm>'. '<perm>' will override users' umask(2)
value (and not only loosen permissions as 'group' and 'all'
does). '0640' will create a repository which is group-readable, but
not group-writable or accessible to others. '0660' will create a repo
that is readable and writable to the current user and group, but
inaccessible to others.
inaccessible to others (directories and executable files get their
`x` bit from the `r` bit for corresponding classes of users).
--
By default, the configuration flag `receive.denyNonFastForwards` is enabled

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