Rsync patch

Corinna Vinschen corinna@vinschen.de
Mon Apr 24 16:47:00 GMT 2000


Ville Herva wrote:
> [...]
> Third, under CYGWIN, it makes little sense to force attribute check on the
> password file. It can be made to work if env var CYGWIN contains "ntea"
> (nt extended attribute mode -- CYGWIN emulates unix permissions through a
> hack), but frankly, it is a MAJOR pain in the ass to get working
> especially when trying to run rsync as a NT service. Besides, CYGWIN
> permissions won't give you any added security -- the security should be
> handled with NTFS ACL's. So I added a #ifndef __CYGWIN__'s around the
> check.

There's a CYGWIN setting named `ntsec' since the CD version 1.0.
It's using NTFS ACL's to implement POSIX security.

Corinna

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