File perms for conf files

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at
Tue Jan 3 08:55:46 CET 2017

On Sat 2016-12-31 14:59:48 -0500, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
>> I'm now at the point where I need to restore files
>> from a zip archive, and part of that means ensuring I have the correct
>> POSIX permissions on each file.
> I'm going with 0x0644 (-rw-r--r--) on the .conf files, 0x0755
> (-rwxr-xr-x) on the directories, and 0x0600 (-rw-------) on all files
> other than .confs.

I think this is going to result in a warning about too-loose permissions
for the .gnupg directory itself, which should probably be 0700.


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