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Q: cygwin setup problems
- From: enok at lysator dot liu dot se
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 17:07:46 +0100 (MET)
- Subject: Q: cygwin setup problems
When I run setup.exe to install new packages the process hangs when
copying the files into the file system. The reason is that setup creates
all directories and files as write protected (dr--r--r--) and then fails
to fill the newly created directory with files (because of the write
What is the problem?
My platform is Windows 2000 with NTFS file system. I use CYGWIN=ntsec.
After installing the initial cygwin packages I noticed that all files
had protection rwxrwxrwx. I changed that of course and now all files are
instead created r--r--r--. Why? Please help!
/* Oskar Enoksson, Linkoping, Sweden */
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