Fwd: Windows File permissions are not being inherited - Cygwin 1.7 - Windows 7

Vasya Pupkin cygwin@bsrealm.net
Thu Sep 2 21:12:00 GMT 2010

On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 12:49 AM, Andy Koppe <andy.koppe@gmail.com> wrote:
> How did you find the problematic permissions? By looking at the
> security tab of the file properties? Did you confirm that users really
> were able to modify files they weren't supposed to? Could the
> offending privileges have been inherited from the directory Cygwin was
> installed in?

If only I could remember all the details. I didn't have much time to
figure out what happened. Easy solution for me was to disable acl in
cygwin, which I did, and was happy until I used setup.exe and found
out it destroyed my permissions.

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