ACL inheritance problem

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Nov 2 20:40:00 GMT 2009

> On Mon, 02 Nov 2009 Corinna Vinschen wrote:

Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> I use non cygwin programs to create files in directories created by Cygwin and
> like to get coherent permissions. The + in the ls output doesn't bother me.

Larry Hall wrote:
> Yeah, my thoughts align very much with Pierre's here.
> [...]
> To me, it seems like we should make interoperability with Windows
> tools as smooth as possible without sacrificing the Linux/Unix
> interoperability we're striving for.  Since it's not obvious to me
> that doing (4) would violate that tenant, I think it's worthwhile to
> reinstate it.

Earnie Boyd wrote:
> This "so it's a pure curtesy to non-Cygwin processes" _is_ the
> reason.  Cygwin must play nice with windows native processes.  What
> I've seen so far from the 1.7 changes I've been happy with.  But
> I've not tested any of it, I've been waiting for the construction
> dust to settle.

All good points.  Ok, I'll put this back in.  I'll also look into
a matching setup.exe patch this week.


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