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Re: Can't execute scripts from a samba share with 1.7

Corinna Vinschen wrote:
On Aug 6 10:50, Nahor wrote:
One weird thing though, the directory permission are 700 and yet I can list the content of the directory, cd in it and add/delete files. So permissions are not consistently checked. But then, I assume it's because all that is done by Windows/Samba while the permission check on the script is done by Cygwin? Same thing with executing binary (I was able to execute a binary file copied on the share even though I couldn't execute scripts)?
Most of Cygwin relys on the permission checks of the underlying OS.
In case of scripts, that's not possible. Therefore it has to check
script permissions explicitely. Note that it doesn't do a simple
POSIX permission bit check, rather it calls an OS function asking
"does *this* account have the right to execute *that* file?" That
should result in the most consistent behaviour, as far as Windows
consistency goes.

Cygwin can't also check with an account with the same login and password? I assume that's what Windows does and why I'm allowed, as a user LOCAL\nahor, to access the share that belongs exclusively to the user DOMAIN\nahor.


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