1.7.7(0.230/5/3) - Cannot change mode of file, and other permission issues on a Windows fileshare
Fri Sep 24 12:02:00 GMT 2010
On Sep 23 10:05, Keith Christian wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 10:51 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote
> > Is that a remote drive? If so, did your admin set the share mode to
> > "Change" rather than using "Full Control" and set appropriate NTFS
> > permissions? If so, either harass your admin to revert this to "Full
> > Control" and useful NTFS permissions, or try to mount the share with
> > "noacl" mount option. For the mount options, see the User's Guide at
> <stuff deleted>
> Thanks, Corinna - the drive in question is a remote drive, my Windows
> home share.
> Neither suggestion had any effect.
> I'm wondering if anything Cygwin-related in the Registry may have
> changed somehow, since that's the only other place I know of where
> settings reside.
By default there are no Cygwin settings in the registry anymore. There
are still the "heap_chunk_in_mb" and "heap_slop_in_mb" values, as well
as the entries in the "Program Options" subkey. But they only exist if
you created them yourself.
> Our Windows Administrator has made no changes to the file server, and
> he's quite competent, so nothing has changed there.
Does a call to chmod fail as well? If so, can you create an strace of
such a chmod, like this:
$ touch foo
$ strace -o chmod.trace chmod 444 foo
and send the chmod.trace file to the list?
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