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Re: wget 1.17.x creates odd permissions on downloaded files
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: Zube <Zube at stat dot colostate dot edu>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:26:47 +0300
- Subject: Re: wget 1.17.x creates odd permissions on downloaded files
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>> This is how Cygwin works around certain incompatibilities between
>> Windows and POSIX permission models. Do NOT fall into a trap
>> and believe that Explorer trying to drag you to. The permissions
>> are correct, it's just that Explorer is unable to deal with them,
>> because all it knows is so-called "canonical" order.
>> If you want Windows behavior, use noacl flag on non-Cygwin mounts.
> Thank you. As you might have seen in my follow-up, it was simply
> a change in behavior that I wasn't expecting. Now that I expect
> it, I can certainly set the execute bit on whatever executables
> I download.
Yeah, that caught me not once, too, on new installations. But I was expecting
something like that, knowing how Cygwin handles file permissions in general.
(Read: same as Linux.)
The actual fix in each case depends on the typical usage of a given Cygwin
install. There's no silver bullet.
With best regards,
Thursday, June 23, 2016 15:23:31
Sorry for my terrible english...
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