Executable flag

Joe Smith unknown_kev_cat@hotmail.com
Wed Oct 26 21:22:00 GMT 2005

> Okay, a reproducable example:
> Open cygwin. Write 'notepad test.txt'. Notepad opens, write something and 
> then save the file. Now do an ll. The file test.txt has been created and 
> has the executable flag set. I want it to not be set in such cases.
> /David

The problem is that windows programs create files seen by cygwin as 
excecutable. I find this quite annoying myself, as an 'ls' outside a cygwin 
controlled directoy floods my screen with green text. (my 'ls' is an alias 
for 'ls --color'). It would be nice if the default for windows programs was 
the other way around. 

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