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Re: permissions/owners seen on cygwin-client vs. server

On Aug 16 20:06, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> Linda Walsh wrote:
> >I get two different views of my server's "/home" directory
> >depending on if I'm on the server or under cygwin on a client.
> >
> >On the server, I see things like:
> >drwsrwsrwt   2 lin      users       14 Nov 24  2006 NT_Perflogs/
> >drwxr-s---   2 root     private     24 Jul 26  2006 archive/
> >drwsr-s---   4 backup   backup      94 May 14 13:53 backup/
> >[...]
> >
> >but locally, I see:
> >drwxr-x--- 1 lin Administrators 0 Nov 24  2006 NT_Perflogs/
> >drwxr-x--- 1 lin Administrators 0 Jul 26  2006 archive/
> >drwxr-x--- 1 lin Administrators 0 May 14 13:53 backup/
> [...]
> >--------
> >So why such a difference?
> Quite a bit, I'm afraid.  Linda, you've been around long enough that
> we shouldn't have to ask for basic information like cygcheck output
> and other bootstrap information.  What, exactly, is this server?
> How are you connecting to it from the client?  What protocols are
> involved?  How have you configured them?  All this information
> at least is necessary for someone here to start providing any useful
> feedback.  Without it, all we can do is guess.  Don't make us guess.
> It's not very accurate. ;-)

Larry is right, of course, but I make a wild guess, nevertheless:


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