Permission problems in release-2

Dave Korn dave.korn.cygwin@googlemail.com
Sat Jun 13 02:13:00 GMT 2009


Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 11:25:21AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> On Jun 11 21:09, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 07:56:27PM -0500, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>>>> On 11/06/2009 11:04, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>>> After checking the mount man page, I found an option that can be used
>>>>> to control umask on a per-mount setting.  I just made '002' the default
>>>>> for the release-2 directory so this should no longer be a problem.
>>>> The side effect of this is that all files are executable.  I don't know
>>>> if that really matters, but at least I had no problem moving pcre into
>>>> place this evening.
>>> Ok, so the option doesn't seem to work as advertised.  I've removed it.
>>>
>>> Anyone who creates files in release-2 should set their umask to 2.
>>> That seems to work as it should.
>> Not when using cpio -dump, unfortunately.
>>
>> I'm wondering about the reason for this new permission problem.  Can't
>> we just return to the old behaviour?
> 
> I AM trying to reinstate the old behavior.
> 
> We had a system crash last week.  I'm assuming that the new behavior is
> due to that.  Probably we started running new version of fuse which
> caused this change.
> 
> It's either that or I'm just being mean, made an arbitrary change, and
> am gloating over all of the inconvenience I've caused.
> 
> cgf

  Shouldn't you be twirling your mustachios and cackling fiendishly before
disappearing with a dramatic swirl of your cloak in that case?

    cheers,
      DaveK



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