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Re: Can't create new file/directory
- From: "Michael A Chase" <mchase at ix dot netcom dot com>
- To: "Derek M. Tournear" <tournear at stanford dot edu>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 10:16:29 -0800
- Subject: Re: Can't create new file/directory
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
----- Original Message -----
From: "Derek M. Tournear" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2002 10:01
Subject: Can't create new file/directory
> I recently re-installed cygwin, now I can't create a new file or
> directory within cygwin. I even made a new directory using explorer.
> Gave this directory the permissions everyone full control. In cygwin I
> chmod to 777 on this directory. It lets me chmod and chown on files and
> directories. But if I go in that directory and try to make a new file
> or directory it says permission denied.
> any ideas?
Most of us are closer to psychotic than psychic. Some details would be
How did you install Cygwin?
What OS are you running under? (part of cygcheck -s)
What are the exact commands you entered and what are the exact responses you
get back? (cut and paste please, not typed from memory)
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