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Re: File permissions problems with cp in Windows 7
On 2/16/2012 5:50 AM, Tom Quarendon wrote:
I am a member of the local administrators.
It actually sounds like noacl is what we would want here. We are just
using Cygwin shell as a basis for our build environment for ease of
portability, but we're using Visual Studio etc, not building Cygwin
executables. Not sure why I would actually want posix permissions for what
For one thing, stats and the like can be slower since things like executable
permissions have to be determined by inspection. But there are other mount
flags that can help with that. So, there are trade-offs.
Noacl certainly fixed the problem, however it would be good to
understand why it happens.
In your attempt to reproduce, what does he getfacl show for the root
/cygdrive/c directory? That seemed to be where the issue lay. Not sure
whether what I see is to be expected.
Yeah, sorry. I glossed over that.
$ getfacl /
# file: /
# owner: lhall
# group: ????????
The group ownership is fine.
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