Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#19292 closed Bug (invalid)

syncdb ignores umask when creating a sqlite database

Reported by: pitrou@… Owned by: nobody
Component: Core (Management commands) Version: 1.4
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Accepted
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


My is using the django.db.backends.sqlite3 backend, and the user running has umask value 0002. However, when running syncdb for the first time, the sqlite database file is created with access rights 0644, ignoring the user's umask value.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by Aymeric Augustin

Component: Database layer (models, ORM)Core (Management commands)
Triage Stage: UnreviewedAccepted

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by Aymeric Augustin

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

A quick search brings up this thread:

Apparently it's a bug in SQLite.

The same bug was reported against PHP and rejected for the same reason:

It also exists in Python itself:

aaugustin@aaugustin ~ % python
Python 2.7.2 (default, Jun 20 2012, 16:23:33) 
[GCC 4.2.1 Compatible Apple Clang 4.0 (tags/Apple/clang-418.0.60)] on darwin
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import os
>>> os.umask(0o002)
>>> import sqlite3
>>> sqlite3.connect('example.db').close()
>>> ^D
aaugustin@aaugustin ~ % ls -l example.db
-rw-r--r--  1 aaugustin  staff  0 14 nov 14:00 example.db
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