Permissions on Windows 2008

Andrey Repin
Fri Dec 10 11:01:00 GMT 2010

Greetings, Bryan Slatner!

>> 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:

> Jeremy,

> 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.

I didn't understand your problem, but this line could help

none    /       cygdrive binary,posix=0,user,noacl 0 0

It tells Cygwin to create automounts for native partitions at
"/<partitionletter>" and to not use POSIX ACL, allowing for native NTFS rights
inheritance to work.

 Andrey Repin ( 10.12.2010, <13:56>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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