[Rd] How to set user read request while R install

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Fri Feb 7 20:16:04 CET 2014


this has nothing to do with R but rather your restrictive umask setting. If you want others to have rx permissions, change your umask to something like 0022 which is more commonly used (please see unix documentation on the concepts involved).


On Feb 7, 2014, at 1:15 PM, Sandip Nandi <sannandi at umail.iu.edu> wrote:

> Hi ,
> I have installed R on my system and the user access control looks like this
> -rwxr-x*---* 1 root root 10578117 Feb  3 11:26 libR.so
> I have installed R as root , but the access control for other is not
> enabled by default ( at least Read option) .
> This can be solved using linux ways, but I am interested to know if there
> is any way to mention while we run R or install R packages.
> What I am trying to achieve ?
>   We have multinode system , and some tool will install R and other
> packages in all nodes. But the software which will access R run as
> different user and not able to read . If R has some functionality while
> installing , it can be performed easily else some manual work need to done.
> Thanks,
> Sandip
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