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Re: [TESTERS needed] New POSIX permission handling

On Apr 10 15:13, Warren Young wrote:
> On Apr 10, 2015, at 4:07 AM, Corinna Vinschen <> wrote:
> > 
> >  This should help in Cygwin<->Windows interoperability.
> Thatâs pretty vague.
> Would you care to list some specific expected improvements from this
> change?  Are there known problem scenarios in the current world which
> we can test both ways, which should behave differently under the new
> DLL?
> For instance, does it fix the well-known problem with chmod 600
> ~/.ssh/* resulting in mode 660 until you kick the ACLs around a bit?

Yes.  This has been discussed and I was originally opposing this change,
but not very loudly.  Other than that, please read the archives. You'll
find the threads discussing this in the last two months.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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