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Can cygwin bypass windows file permissions?
- From: wrbach at freenet dot de
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2007 14:54:22 +0100
- Subject: Can cygwin bypass windows file permissions?
I have made a file test.txt in d:temp and removed all Windows permissions from it.
Consequently, I cannot access the file from Windows Explorer or cmd.exe.
However, if I try the following from a cygwin bash I get the contents of the file
How can cygwin bypass the windows file permissions, if I have even removed SYSTEM from the Acl:
$ ls -l test.txt
---------- 1 Administratoren SYSTEM 3058 May 4 2006 test.txt
$ getfacl.exe test.txt
# file: test.txt
# owner: Administratoren
# group: SYSTEM
$ cacls test.txt
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