Permission umask problem?

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Jul 19 11:43:00 GMT 2007

On Jul 19 13:35, Sim?n wrote:
> Hi there ;).
> I´m having a problem with the permission masks applied to my files in 
> cygwin. For example, if I untar a file with php files, my cygwin system 
> writes them as:
> -rwx------
> If I run the same command on a Unix system the mask is:
> -rw-r--r--
> It happens with all the files, not only php ones. I´ve checked the umask 
> command, and both are the same in the 2 systems.
> 0022
> Any idea? Thanks in advance, Simon.

Looks like you're not using Cygwin's tar.


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