cvs via Cygwin (W98) to FAT to Linux - permissions

Christopher Faylor
Wed Jun 27 17:51:00 GMT 2001

On Wed, Jun 27, 2001 at 04:00:12PM -0700, Steve Jorgensen wrote:
>I have a system with a wireless NIC that has not Linux support, so I want 
>to use cvs from Cygwin on Windows 98 to get files to the FAT volume, then 
>reboot to Linux and copy the files.  I only need to deal with check-out, 
>not check-in  It would be nice if there were some way to keep track of the 
>file permissions in this process.  Of course, UMSDOS support under Cygwin 
>would take care of everything in both directions, but I'm thinking that's a 
>very big hammer for a very small problem, and I doubt anyone is chomping at 
>the bit to implement UMSDOS under Cygwin.

I actually think that UMSDOS support for cygwin would be a pretty nifty thing
to implement.  I would love to see someone implement this.


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