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Re: foo: Permission denied
- To: Michael Nagatkin <MNagatkin at peerless dot com>
- Subject: Re: foo: Permission denied
- From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2001 16:58:50 -0500
- CC: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- References: <97444F1842EF0146AA0E6C0BB5D32CC015802C@serv3.hde.com>
- Reply-To: Earnie Boyd <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
Michael Nagatkin wrote:
> Earnie Boyd wrote:
> > Michael Nagatkin wrote:
> > > I get a "foo: Permission denied" error when running a script that
> > > redirects to a file, "foo". I tried removing the file, but get the
> > > same error.
> > Is foo really foo.exe? Is this on a NTFS?
> No, foo is just simply foo - also, user has write permission
> in foo's directory and I tried experimenting with variations
> on umask (007, 777, etc).
> Yes, NTFS (win2000).
> Further, like the "problem with mmap and cygwin 1.1.8" post",
> when I run a strace I get
> "geterrno_from_win_error: windows error 5 == errno 13"
> This problem is evocative of many other "Permission denied"
> posts I have seen in the mail archives. I have followed
> recommendations regards mkpasswd and tried to make sense
> of the ntsec info. I have chmod problems as well.
> Wouldn't it be nice if windoze had a /tmp equivalent where
> read-write permissions were wide open? Testing for such a
> problem would be much simplified. Is there a way Cygwin could
> create a
> drwxrwxrwx 2 nobody 4096 Apr 1 12:34 tmp/
> as part of the install? If any of this is ridiculous, please
> flame me, I am a newbie and will take any education I can get.
Hmm... I assume you have the ntsec option set in the CYGWIN environment
What does Win32 say about the security for your c:\cygwin\tmp directory?
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