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Re: Permission problems in release-2

On Jun 11 21:09, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 07:56:27PM -0500, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> >On 11/06/2009 11:04, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >>After checking the mount man page, I found an option that can be used
> >>to control umask on a per-mount setting.  I just made '002' the default
> >>for the release-2 directory so this should no longer be a problem.
> >
> >The side effect of this is that all files are executable.  I don't know
> >if that really matters, but at least I had no problem moving pcre into
> >place this evening.
> Ok, so the option doesn't seem to work as advertised.  I've removed it.
> Anyone who creates files in release-2 should set their umask to 2.  That
> seems to work as it should.

Not when using cpio -dump, unfortunately.

I'm wondering about the reason for this new permission problem.  Can't
we just return to the old behaviour?


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