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- From: Brian Ford <ford at vss dot fsi dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com, Lorenzo Travaglio <lorenzo dot travaglio at fastwebnet dot it>
- Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2003 11:21:41 -0600 (CST)
- Subject: Re: chmod
- References: <email@example.com><Pine.GSO.4.56.0311121045260.9584@eos> <firstname.lastname@example.org><Pine.GSO.4.56.0311131835110.9584@eos> <email@example.com>
On Sat, 15 Nov 2003, Lorenzo Travaglio wrote:
> > Ugh. Again, what OS and what filesystem, and:
> Sorry. Win98.
And FAT32, and did you read these?
> Brian Ford wrote:
> > More likely, you are running an NT variant at work and 9x at home? See:
> > http://cygwin.com/faq/faq_toc.html#TOC45 and
> > http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/highlights.html#OV-HI-PERM
> > In that case, this is not Xfree86 related, so next time please use the
> > main firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list. Also, see:
And you must not have read this *still*, because you did not attach
> > http://www.cygwin.com/problems.html
> > for how to report this issue correctly so that someone can answer without
> > guessing. Thanks.
I don't even really know what the question is anymore! chmod is a no-op
on Win98. Cygwin fakes permissions there, and it won't work.
If this is not clear enough, or did not answer your question, please
carefully follow the guidlines presented in the URL above, post to
the correct list with an informative subject line, and then maybe you'll
get the answer your looking for.
I'm sorry for being grumpy, but I just don't know what's left to tell. I
guess WJM rubs off quickly, huh?
Senior Realtime Software Engineer
VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
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