"noacl" default for cygdrives?

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Fri Mar 19 14:18:00 GMT 2010

On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 12:42:01PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>Here's a question.
>Should we make "noacl" the default for the /cygdrive prefix?
>There are apparently quite a few people who have permission
>problems with remote drives due to nonsense sharing settings
>like "Change" instead of "Full Control" or some other reason.
>If cygdrive paths are handled with default Win32 permissions,
>we would have POSIX permissions only for explicit mount points
>by default.  I'm wondering if that's not less trouble in the
>long run.  Those who want POSIX perms usually also know what
>to do to set up a mount point.
>However, I don't want to do such a change without feedback, so
>please tell me what you prefer and why.  Always keep in mind
>that you're one of them who "knows".

Since it's settable in /etc/fstab, I think it's worth a try.  


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