Proposed change for Win9x file permissions...

Corinna Vinschen
Sun May 25 08:37:00 GMT 2003

On Sat, May 24, 2003 at 09:35:17PM +0100, Max Bowsher wrote:
> Will anything or anyone ever set a umask masking user bits?
> [...]
> I can't see a clueless user figuring out how to change the umask at all, so
> since the default doesn't mask user access, we should be safe from
> unnecessary questions, shouldn't we?

Have a look in the Cygwin ML archive, that should discourage you


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