Rsync patch

Ville Herva
Tue Apr 25 12:43:00 GMT 2000

On Tue, Apr 25, 2000 at 01:42:32AM +0200, you [Corinna Vinschen] claimed:
> 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.

Thanks, I wasn't aware of that. I'll check it. 

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