This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
Re: cygwin on usb problems
Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> > The last solution I could think of was removing the umask 022 command from
> > the /etc/profile. This (I think) would have the effect of making all new
> > created files having 777 or 666 permissions. However, does this affect files
> > created from scripts or other programs? Or is there another solution to my
> > problem that I haven't thought of?
> Yeah, switch back to FAT. I had the same issue. NTFS without
> permissions is senseless.
It's not senseless. Even without permissions, NTFS has a lot more going
for it than FAT, such as compression, hard links, non-insane timestamp
accuracy, largefile support, ...
To the OP, I think you're looking for CYGWIN=nontsec.
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple
Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html