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Re: [TESTERS needed] New POSIX permission handling

On Apr 10 19:00, Steven Penny wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 5:07 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > Please give the new code a try.  I uploaded new 2015-04-10 developer
> > snapshots to
> Here is the test I ran:
>     $ cd /cygdrive/c
>     $ touch ~/{alpha,bravo}.sh ~+/{charlie,delta}.sh
>     $ chmod +x ~/ ~+/
>     $ ls -l --color ~/{alpha,bravo}.sh ~+/{charlie,delta}.sh
>     -rw-rw-r--+ 1 John None 0 Apr 10 16:51 /cygdrive/c/
>     -rwxrwxr-x+ 1 John None 0 Apr 10 16:51 /cygdrive/c/    (green)
>     -rw-r--r--  1 John None 0 Apr 10 16:51 /home/John/
>     -rwxrwxr-x  1 John None 0 Apr 10 16:51 /home/John/     (green)
> So "" looks strange because it has that extra write permission.
> However this is not a big deal for me. My concern was that everything was
> showing up executable (green) when running "ls --color". So overall this is an
> improvement, thanks.

What is '~+'?  Is that some weird bash feature?

Did you check the ACL?  The ACL before and after the change should
explain what happened.  Check it with getfacl *and* icacls to get
an idea what it looks like, and compare the result with the POSIX
ACL rules, as outlined on, e.g.,


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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