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Re: chgrp in Windows
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: "lemkemch at t-online dot de" <lemkemch at t-online dot de>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2015 03:41:49 +0300
- Subject: Re: chgrp in Windows
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
>>>> The result of chown I can see in Windows Explorer as the Owner but where is the group information?
>>> ItÃs over on the Security tab of the same window youÃre looking at: ÃGroup or user namesÃ.
>>I just remembered that that tab isnÃt always visible. If youÃre running a ÃhomeÃ version of Windows, thereÃs a pretty good chance you donÃt even see this tab.
> Thanks for that. I first thought that's it. I am on XP Pro so this
> doesn't seem to apply. I do see the security tab
> if that is what you mean. But the 'Group or user names' box only selects
> for which user/group I want to modify
> the permissions, doesn't it? I don't want to modify or look at permissions.
> I am actually looking for the information I see in ls -l as the group, i.e. column #4.
> I am trying to fix a completely hosed file system and seem to have quite a
> bit of trouble with that... Something's still missing.
> Thanks again for your quick reply.
If you mean Cygwin system, reinstall would be a faster way.
Shutdown any cygwin-related applications, rename current Cygwin installation
and fire up setup.exe.
I would also appreciate, if you teach your mail agent to insert proper
threading headers into list replies.
Andrey Repin (firstname.lastname@example.org) 25.02.2015, <03:40>
Sorry for my terrible english...