Deprecating ntea

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Tue Feb 27 13:12:00 GMT 2007


On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 01:55:09PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>As the subject says, I'm all for deprecating the ntea setting.
>
>The reason is that it's just an ugly fake.  It's not at all necessary
>and I even consider it as dangerous, because it pretends a security
>(permission bits) which doesn't exist.
>
>Does anybody have a good argument to keep this cruft against all reason?

I think this is a message for the cygwin list since I seem to recall
that some people still use it.

I'm all for removing it, however.

cgf

*cough* cygwin v2 *cough*



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