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Re: cygwin file permissions change after installation
- From: Brian Dessent <brian at dessent dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2005 15:08:10 -0800
- Subject: Re: cygwin file permissions change after installation
- References: <email@example.com>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
"H. S." wrote:
> Am I supposed to make any changes to certain files's permissions after
> installing Cygwin? I installed Cygwin (ver 1.5.18-1) and noticed that
> many websites suggesting changing certain files' permissions to
> system:system. This installation was on Windows XP computer.
If you're talking about a website that tries to tell you how to install
sshd, then ignore it completely. Then remove it from your bookmarks.
Then never visit it again. You don't have to do any of that nonsense,
all you have to do is run ssh-host-config. Sadly there seem to be many
of these "helpful" sites that give misleading, outdated, or outright
bogus information about sshd.
It's normal for the sshd.log file to be empty because sshd logs to the
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