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Re: Cygwin DLL 1.7.9 on Windows 7: Can't create files/folders on network drive

Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin <at|| writes:
| On Aug  4 16:04, Paul wrote:
|| Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin <at|| writes:
||| On Aug  4 15:20, Paul wrote:
|||| Paul <Paul.Domaskis <at|| writes:
||||| At my workplace, I upgraded to Windows 7 Enterprise 32-bit and
||||| installed Cygwin DLL 1.7.9.  I can create files/folders in the
||||| c:/cygwin/home/MyUserName subtree, but I can't seem to create
||||| files/folders in my personal filespace on a network drive.  My
||||| filespace is mapped to "i:/", which I access as /cygdrive/i .  I
||||| own it and have write permission, and I can also create
||||| files/folders in that subtree using Windows Explorer.  I had no
||||| problems when I was using Windows XP (and a much older version
||||| of Cygwin).
||||| What more can I do to troubleshoot the cause?  I intend to work
||||| primarily on the network drive because of the safety nets (can
||||| recover lost files).  I need cygwin on the local machine because
||||| I need access to it when I'm on the road.
|||| Sorry, I neglected to specify that the problem with creating
|||| files/folders on the network drive is "Permission denied".  I
|||| can, however, use "rm -rf" to remove folders.
||| Try the latest developer snapshot from
||| Just exchanging the DLL is enough.
||| It should fix that problem.
|| Thanks, Corinna.  I'll give it a whirl.
|| The workplace is pretty fastidious about the procedure by which
|| off-site stuff is brought onto the on-site network.  Is "exchanging
|| the DLL" merely overwriting the DLL file with the new one?
| Yes.  But keep a copy of the original, just in case.

Works like a charm.  Thanks, Corinna.

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