Potential Enhancement Of 'noacl'?

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Apr 17 19:09:00 GMT 2015

On Apr 17 15:02, Bryan Berns wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 2:56 PM, Corinna Vinschen
> <corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com> wrote:
> > On Apr 17 14:11, Bryan Berns wrote:
> >
> >> Why would someone want to do this crazy thing?  In short, I continue
> >> to struggle with the current Cygwin permissions handling for certain
> >> drives where programs do sanity checks on group readability (e.g.,
> >> ssh).
> >
> > That puzzles me.  OpenSSH is upstream Cygwin-aware, and the code skips
> > permission checks on files if the underlying filesystem does not support
> > permissions (e.g. noacl or FAT FS).  What problem do you have in real
> > life with noacl?
> >
> Hmm... good question. I honestly not sure I put it to a practical test
> -- I just saw it was reporting group read via 'ls -l' and stopped
> there.  I'll give it a shot on Monday.  You may have made my day.... I
> really didn't *want* to do what I was proposing :P

Heh :)

If you still find a problem when using ssh on a noacl filesystem, I'd
lean towards fixing ssh in that case.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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