Tue Sep 22 19:41:00 GMT 1998
Can someone point me to an explanation of how Cygwin handles
permissions, and -- specifically -- how I can get root permission?
I just ran a-foul of trying to configure a package where configure
tests to see if it can find the sources by testing for a certain file
to be readable. It turned out that this particluar package had a lot
of permissions set to -rw-r-----. Probably this is the case in a
number of directories as well as a lot of files in this directory.
I could try changing all permissions in all directories with find, but
it would be a lot cleaner to be able to do an su like I do on my Linux
And by the way, how does Cygwin know what the permisions are, anyhow?
It appears that this has little if anything I can find in explorer
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