wamp cygwin php. Files with acl, setfacl, issue

Yaakov (Cygwin/X) yselkowitz@users.sourceforge.net
Wed Dec 10 08:01:00 GMT 2008

Tim Oxley wrote:
> I'm running wamp/cygwin as a testing environment, and php doesn't want
> to recognise any files I create under cygwin (eg vim/touch etc) as they
> don't have the additional permissions (no + at the end of an ls -l
> command) .
> For example,  a php 'is_file()' returns false on a file that most
> certainly exists. Figuring out what was going on was source of much
> headache.
> I'm sure I am not the first person to have this problem, but I'm having
> trouble finding info, I've been reading about extended file permissions
> and setfacl etc, but I don't know how to set it up so I don't have to
> manually setfacl each file I create in cygwin?
> Help appreciated, thanks.

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