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Get file creation mask.

GETUMASK(3)                         Linux Programmer's Manual                         GETUMASK(3)

NAME getumask - get file creation mask
SYNOPSIS #define _GNU_SOURCE /* See feature_test_macros(7) */ #include <sys/types.h> #include <sys/stat.h> mode_t getumask(void);
DESCRIPTION This function returns the current file creation mask. It is equivalent to mode_t getumask(void) { mode_t mask = umask( 0 ); umask(mask); return mask; } except that it is documented to be thread-safe (that is, shares a lock with the umask(2) library call).
CONFORMING TO This is a vaporware GNU extension.
NOTES This function is documented but not implemented yet in glibc, as at version 2.9.
SEE ALSO umask(2)
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refer to feature_test_macros(7) | umask(2)