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Re: what is the meaning of the + in an ls -l ?
- From: Dave Korn <dave dot korn dot cygwin at googlemail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 15:28:13 +0100
- Subject: Re: what is the meaning of the + in an ls -l ?
- References: <4A841EDA.firstname.lastname@example.org>
Mike Schmidt wrote:
> I have noticed that in many cases when listing files with ls there is a
> + at the end of the permissions. What does this mean? It seems to be
> related to some problems I am having with file access from windows
> programs after the files have been modified by emacs in a cygwin session.
> -rwx------+ 1 user1 Aucun 3063892 Jan 20 2009 agent.exe
> -rwx------ 1 user1 Aucun 821 Aug 13 02:16 config.xml
> -rwx------+ 1 user1 Aucun 569 Jan 20 2009 config.xml~
It means that there are extra permissions set on the file, in the windows
read/write/execute. You can take a look at the file's properties in windows
explorer to see what they are, or use the 'cacls' (windows native) or
'getfacl' (cygwin) command-line utilities to examine them.
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