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Re: 1.7 installation failed (on network drive?)

On Dec 17 17:31, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> I applied a patch which falls back to opening/creating the file/dir
> without WRITE_DAC if the first call failed.  That's not quite optimal
> but it works.  Please check out the latest from CVS and test in your
> scenario.  For me it works now on the share as well as on local drives.

The downside is that it will not create any POSIX-like permissions on
the share.  I'm just creating another solution which allows to give
normal POSIX permissions to the files, just like on a local drive.

Be aware that this share is really a problem.  The permissions given on
it are not common.  You can create a file with the desired permissions,
but you will never be able to change the permissions afterwards.  THis
is a flaw in the sharing permission handling if the user has only
"Change" permissions but not "Full Control".  Your admin should change
that and rather fix the permissions in the share's ACL.  Even Microsoft
recommends that.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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