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Re: Login behaviour oddities: won't run .profile

On Sep 20 10:08, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Sep 2004, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Sep 20 18:10, luke<dot>[...] wrote:
>                    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Hmmm?

Urgh, sorry about that.  That's what mutt creates when no real name is
given.  Does anybody know how to suppress this?  I didn't find this in
the mutt documentation so far.

> > Sorry but this is bogus.  There's no difference whether a directory is
> > created using Cygwin or Windows.
> Umm, sure there is.  Windows Explorer will inherit the permissions of the
> parent directory by default, whereas Cygwin will always create a new set
> of ACLs (or, at least, I haven't found a way to make Cygwin directories
> inherit the parent's ACLs).  I don't know how that can make a difference,
> but there it is.

I wasn't in pedantic mode when writing that.  Let's assume that when Luke
played with the permissions, he's already changed this to some sufficient
value, like, say, the owner may read files in the own directory...


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