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Re: ownership of files created using cygwin

On Wed, 21 May 2003, Brian Slesinsky wrote:

> I recently upgraded cygwin and noticed that files created from cygwin have
> different permissions than before.  I'd like files created from cygwin to
> have the same permissions as files created from Windows - that is, the
> owner should be "Administrator" and they should inherit permissions from
> their parent directory.  Can cygwin be configured to do this?
> Brian Slesinsky


This happens when "ntsec" is turned on.  For more information, read
<> and
<>.  If you want that behavior
back, and don't care about losing all the other benefits "ntsec" provides,
you can add "nontsec" to your CYGWIN environment variable.
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