Why do file permissions change after editing a file with vim?
Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Tue Nov 27 06:45:00 GMT 2007
Ross Jordan wrote:
> It would seem Larry Hall (Cygwin), on Tue, Nov 13, 2007 at 01:22:56PM -0500, wrote:
>> Ross Jordan wrote:
>>> When I modify files with cygwin's vim, they become inaccessible. It seems
>>> permissions are getting changed when I save the file. Any idea why this is
>>> happening? This does not happen from a bash shell, only when I directly
>>> launch vim from a windows cmd.exe window. See below.
>> The same steps on XP don't show the same problem. Can't test Vista here.
>> Does setting 'nontsec' in your CYGWIN environment variable (and stopping
>> Cygwin processes)?
> Setting CYGWIN=nontsec solves the problem for me.
Sounds like you're suffering from:
If so, an alternate "solution" is to not work in your Windows home directory
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>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
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