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NoNTsec confuses anti-virus tool? (was: Re: 1.7 - noacl for cygdrive)
- From: Richard Ivarson <RiIvarson at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 20:46:56 +0100
- Subject: NoNTsec confuses anti-virus tool? (was: Re: 1.7 - noacl for cygdrive)
- References: <BAY109-DAV922794A74A3488B491AC2CF120@phx.gbl>
Rob Bosch wrote:
Rsync will work fine with 1.5.25. Just set the global NTSEC (see
http://www.cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/ntsec.html). You have to set this
variable in your system environment so that any process spawned gets it,
especially if you are running rsync as a service.
Rob, and other posters, many thanks for your help and explanations!
Now it (=Cygwin 1.5.x) works correct with NT permissions. This is excellent.
However, I noticed that the resident shield of my used Antivirus program [*]
now tries to scan every file opened by RSYNC which slows down the computer
enormously. With the "Cywgin" environment variable set to NTSEC (instead of
NONTSEC) this is not the case: the antivirus program just scanns the
Has anybody else observed this unusual behaviour?
[*] The free and commercial version of AVG Antivirus,
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