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getumask - get file creation mask
#define _GNU_SOURCE /* See feature_test_macros(7) */
This 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
This is a vaporware GNU extension.
This function is documented in the glibc manual, but,
as at glibc version 2.24, it is not implemented on Linux.
for a thread-safe method of discovering a process's umask.)
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