Permissions on Windows 2008

Bryan Slatner
Thu Dec 9 21:39:00 GMT 2010

Jeremy Bopp <jeremy <at>> writes:

> By default Cygwin tries to emulate POSIX file permissions:
> You can disable this by modifying your /etc/fstab file and adding the
> appropriate options to cause the target locations for your files to have
> the necessary options:
> Specifically, you may need to modify the settings for the cygdrive
> mountpoint:


I guess I spoke too soon. I'm not really sure which fstab options are 
appropriate  here. Are you suggesting modifying the cygdrive mount, or 
adding a new one with some different options?

I'm not really clear how to proceed here or which are the relevant options.

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