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Re: command-line archiver that understands Windows ACLs?
If you pack something using Solaris, then you unpack it with
"Solaris" attributes. You can easily write a script that does what
you need: unpacks, then sets the attributes to want.
On 12/6/05, Mark McWiggins <email@example.com> wrote:
> Cygwin is installed as part of a proposed deployment solution that's
> competing with MSI (*shudder*),
> so it's indeed a Cygwin problem. The current archiver on the Unix
> (Solaris) side happens to be
> tar, but anything that could be packed under Solaris and unpacked with a
> Cygwin command line
> in such a way to preserve Windows ACLs is what is needed to help slay
> the MSI dragon.
> Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >On Tue, Dec 06, 2005 at 01:21:54PM -0800, Mark McWiggins wrote:
> >>I'm working with a company that deploys tar files from Unix to Windows
> >>where the Windows administrators set their directories up with various
> >>Cygwin's default TAR program destroys these ACLs when files are
> >>unpacked into these directories.
> >>Is there a command-line program that can unpack a tar file in such a
> >>way as to leave the ACLs alone? WinZip can do this, but its
> >>command-line addon only handles ZIP files.
> >Unless you really need to use cygwin for other things, it sounds very
> >much like you are asking for a non-cygwin way to deal with tar files.
> >This really isn't a list for discussing non-cygwin solutions to
> >problems. I see that a google search for "tar windows" unearths quite a
> >few options so you should be able to find some no-cygwin program which
> >solves your problem fairly easily.
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