Igor Pechtchanski
Fri Feb 28 14:29:00 GMT 2003

On Thu, 27 Feb 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 27, 2003 at 10:48:44PM -0500, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> >I would refrain from doing any such thing until both:
> >- 1.3.21 is out. Unfortunately 1.3.20 has a bug that degrades the mapping
> >  between acl and permissions, for files created by non-ntsec programs
> >  (such as setup). Also sh "test" (and soon bash and /bin/test (?)) will
> >  reflect the *true* permissions in 1.3.21.
> I'll release a version of sh-utils shortly.

I don't know if this is a good time to bring up the "ls ntsec color"
patch...  I saw many people paste the output of "ls -l" with nary a second
thought that had '????????' all over the place.  Had it been in different
color, one that people wouldn't expect, I doubt they would have missed it,
and their questions would have been much more targeted (perhaps even
redirected to the FAQ).

I realize that we'd be changing the "stock" version of "ls" to suit
Cygwin, but if we do it with "test" anyway, we might as well make it
easier for people to detect errors...  Unless the new ntsec-aware setup
makes that unnecessary (and what about users added after setup, or domain
users other than the installing one?).
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