mkdir creating directories with bad permissions?

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Thu Jun 14 16:51:00 GMT 2001


On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 06:45:10PM -0500, Gary R. Van Sickle wrote:
>I'm seeing odd behavior with mkdir on Why2K with the latest cygwin snapshots
>(6-4 is the last one to not do this).  CYGWIN is not defined, so I assume
>ntsec is enabled(?).  Here's what I'm seeing:
>
>	mkdir ./whatever
>
>creates a directory with AFAICT correct Windows 2000 permissions and
>everything's fine.
>
>	mkdir ./whatever/another
>
>creates a directory giving me read and write permissions, but nothing else,
>in particular "List folder contents", "Modify", "Read & Execute", etc.
>
>Known issue?  It's not supposed to work this way, is it?  Would my cygcheck
>help?

Yes.

cgf

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