why does cygwin default security setup give EVERYONE access everywhere?
Gene C. Ruzicka
Sat Dec 8 02:09:00 GMT 2001
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric M. Monsler" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Gene C. Ruzicka" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2001 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: why does cygwin default security setup give EVERYONE access
> "Gene C. Ruzicka" wrote:
> > my pc uses windows 2000 professional, and my cygwin folder is
> > C:\cygwin . i've been looking into giving co-workers access to
> > the cygwin setup on my pc, but i've noticed something strange:
> > it seems that the default security setup allows EVERYONE full
> > access to the cygwin folder and all subfolders.
> Under NT4.0 SP6, when you share a drive onto the network, the default
> seems to be to allow everyone full access. Not cygwin related.
hmmmm.... i've got lots of software installed on the drive, but i only have
this problem with cygwin.
i'm simply going to change the security settings to something more
appropriately manually. i've already done most of that task.
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