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Re: Issues encountered with new Cygwin version
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: "Walter L." <bournenoir at hotmail dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2015 19:09:44 +0300
- Subject: Re: Issues encountered with new Cygwin version
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Greetings, Walter L.!
> Thanks for the quick response!
>> > 2) The 'touch' command creates a file with the executable bit set
>> > [user@hostname ~]$ touch newfile.txt
>> > [user@hostname ~]$ ls -l newfile.txt
>> > -rwxrwx---+ 1 user Domain Users 0 Sep 22 17:21 newfile.txt
>> > I am fully aware that Windows programs (e.g. Eclipse and Windows
>> > Explorer) will create files with the executable bit set due to ACL and
>> > NTFS permissions. However, if I 'touch' a file inside an earlier version
>> > of Cygwin
>> Define "earlier" ? The permissions handling has been extensively rewritten
>> since 1.7.34.
> Probably from a few months ago, but I can't confirm. I've been trying to
> figure out how to revert back to an earlier version to verify this. Where
> can I find archived versions of Cygwin?
Check "Cygwin Time Machine".
You'd need a separate install for that, though, to space out possible package
With best regards,
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 19:07:44
Sorry for my terrible english...
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