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Re: Issues encountered with new Cygwin version

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,
Andrey Repin
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 19:07:44

Sorry for my terrible english...

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