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Re: bat files not automatically assumed to be executable
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: schilpfamily <schilpfamily at gmail dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2015 22:16:00 +0300
- Subject: Re: bat files not automatically assumed to be executable
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
> i updated my cygwin area recently and now windows bat files will not
> execute with "Permission denied" error message. in addition the bat
> file has permission 644.
> previous to updating cygwin, all bat files had the execute bit set and
> were always executable. on the documentation for cygwin, it explicitly
> says that bat, com and exe files are always executable in cygwin. has
> this changed?? and if so, why?? this makes it really painful....
If you bar file is located under cygwin root, you must explicitly give it
If it is located outside Cygwin root, you may go away with deferring ACL
control to Windows.
I.e. by amending /etc/fstab to something like
none /cygdrive cygdrive binary,posix=0,noacl 0 0
With best regards,
Friday, July 17, 2015 22:11:36
Sorry for my terrible english...
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