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Re: More about permissions

Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!

> On Apr  1 03:52, Andrey Repin wrote:
>> > Now where this really makes a difference is when I am transferring files between my Windows
>> > system and other systems that are Unix-based, using git, rsync, and such tools.
>> > Either I remove SYSTEM access or the permissions get messed up.
>> That's one of the reasons why I think SYSTEM account privileges needs to be
>> hidden from POSIX access mask. It needs to be shown in getfacl to reduce
>> confusion, though, but otherwise there's no case, where hiding it could cause
>> any more harm, than showing it.
>> >>> Maybe what I am looking for is something like this:
>> >>
>> >>> - Certain Windows accounts/groups would be treated as 'root' for cygwin's
>> >>>     purposes, perhaps controlled by a list in a file read when cygwin starts up.
>> >> The list would be very short. "NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM".
>> > Ok -- I would be happy with that, rather than having g+rwx happening to every
>> > file because I am granting SYSTEM access.
>> > Do you begin to see the bind I feel myself in?
>> Do tell me? I'm perpetually caught in it.

> Sigh.  This is really annoying from a developer's POV.

> Yes, yes, I still have "ignore SYSTEM in group handling?" on my TODO
> list...

That's why I'm not replying to you! <3 I know it is somewhere there.
I was explaining it to Eliot.
Sorry for disturbance!

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 15:35:10

Sorry for my terrible english...

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