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Re: ntsec environment variable

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I added my normal user to the Backup Operators group, then executed
those commands.  That appears to have fixed things up.  Thanks for
you help.

- ----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Corinna Vinschen" <>
To: "cygwin" <>
Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2001 4:02 AM
Subject: Re: ntsec environment variable

> On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 03:16:52AM -0400, Christopher Dale Campbell
> wrote: 
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> > 
> > I'm part of the 'Power Users' group, but not the Administrators'
> > (although it's my computer and I have Admin access, this is just
> > my regular user account).  After `chown -R dale.None .` and
> > `chmod -R u+rwx .` (executed in ~) my home directory permissions
> > are:
> [SNIP]
> > Note sure if any of this info helps.  All of the permissions
> > appear to be the same.  Should I execute the chown and chmod
> > commands logged in as Administrator?
> That's the point. Users only can use chown if they have the user
> right "Restore files and directories". That right is only given to
> the groups "Administrators" and "Backup Operators" by default.
> That's ...similar... to Unix systems.
> And chmod is ok to use for all users as long as they have the
> permission to do so. But my instruction was buggy. Ok, *sic*,
> try that:
> chmod 755 .
> chmod -R 755 bin
> find learn_c src -type d | xargs chmod 755
> find learn_c src tmp -type f | xargs chmod 644
> Corinna
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