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Re: file permissions issues on creation with cygwin 1.5.5-1?
At 05:06 PM 12/10/2003, Steven Hartland you wrote:
>I've been having a number of issue with cygwin since install.
>I've gone though all the usual sources before asking but cant
>seem to get any closer to solving the issue.
>Im currently seeing two seperate problems which both turn out
>to be file permission based.
>Windows XP, NTFS, CYGWIN=ntsec, cygwin 1.5.5-1
>1. rsync partial file updates fails with:
>rename failed ... permission denied
>2. execution of an application extracted under cygwin fails
>random error ( it cant access its dll in the local dir )
>>From my investigations is appears that cygwin is maintaining
>the "default" permissions that should be inherited from the
>current dir / parent directory. The core cause for both the errors
>appears to be the lack of access to the created files by "SYSTEM".
>All the standard permission for the current user / or owner of
>the files seems to be correct but its the "hidden" permissions
>or lack of that are causing the issues.
>So where do I go from here? Has anyone else seen this
>behaviour, knows a fix?
There's been some traffic on this list about similar-sounding problems.
You can look in the email archives for some discussion and solutions there.
If you're intent on getting some personal feedback, I'm going to suggest
that you start by reading and complying with
<http://cygwin.com/problems.html>. This will give the base-line of
information from which someone can assess your installation.
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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