Permission umask problem?

Brian Dessent
Thu Jul 19 11:54:00 GMT 2007

Simón wrote:

> 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------

I can think of three things that would cause this: $CYGWIN containing
nontsec, a FAT/network volume, or having a non-Cygwin tar in the PATH. 
And all three of these things would have been spotted in the cygcheck
output, so it's not like we ask for people to include this just for the
fun of it.


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