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Re: [HELP] stat(), file permission, r/w access : i'm LOST :(

At 17:43 01/03/99 -0500, you wrote:

>>Is there a workaround ? I mean, if this is a know bug, is there a way to
>>fix it in the cygwin sources ?

>Workarounds?  You might try removing yourself from Administrators group.

Which seems a bit risky.

>This may do the trick.  Alternatively, you can change your umask so that 
>write permision is given to everyone.

That sounds interesting, could you please be more specific, I'm not exactly
a umask guru, and I have no man page. Thanks a lot for any help.

>Fixing the bug in the source is also possible.  I know Corinna has been 
>doing some work with making permissions track more closely with UNIX style.
>I'm not sure whether his changes will help in this arena...

I do not want to put pressure on the cygwin team if I can solve it myself
in a efficent way, they already do a great job.


Sebastien Barre        

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