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Re: permission problem after installation under W2K
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- To: "Ulrich Voss" <voss at vocalweb dot de>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2002 10:54:01 -0400
- Subject: Re: permission problem after installation under W2K
At 11:43 AM 4/8/2002, Ulrich Voss wrote:
>I'm a long time Cygwin User and I am very happy with this great
>piece of software. Thanks for your great work!
>I am forced to upgrade to W2K. And now the trouble begins ...
>Problem: I cannot write to my home dir. Changing files is fine, but I
>cannot create new files.
>$ cd ~
>$ ls -la
>drwxrwxrwx 2 admins Kein 0 Apr 8 15:11 .
>drwxrwxrwx 4 admin Kein 0 Apr 8 15:11 ..
>$ echo "some dumb string" > testfile
>bash: testfile: Permission denied
>I downloaded the latest cygwin and installed it. I did a setup for all
>users. I added the CYGWIN environment variable to tty ntsec under
>Is this a problem with my /etc/passwd? Here is it:
>This may look a bit strange for most of you, but this the German
>version of W2K. Perhaps this is the cause for the problem, but I
>doubt it, because I'm surely not the only German user of Cygwin ...
>I hope, this isn't a stupid FAQ.
No, it isn't. I hope it doesn't become one! ;-)
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