Is there someone offering cygwin paid support?

d.henman dhenman@gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 06:58:00 GMT 2007


Marko,
   the best way for you would be to throw Windows out and use a 
mature unix like o.s.  Cygwin documents that it is not made for secure
operation, due to Captial w windows, faults....

cheers.  
  d. henman

Steve Holden <steve@holdenweb.com> wrote:

> Marko Loparic wrote:
> > Hello Steve,
> >
> > On 9/17/07, Steve Holden <steve@holdenweb.com> wrote:
> >> Just a quick note, by the way, to question your apparent assumption that
> >> "paid support" will get you any further than using this list!
> >
> > I have already tried the list, some people helped, someone suggested
> > me to use cacls, which certainly put me closer to the solution, but it
> > was not enough. If you have an idea of what else I could try please
> > tell me. DOS commands have no permission problem, emacs for windows
> > also opens the directory without problems, but all cygwin commands get
> > a permission denied error...
> >
> Sorry, if people like Dave Korn can't help I doubt anything I bring to
> the party will be of more assistance.
> 
> I think the people most likely to help are the administrators who put
> those funky access control lists on the share.
> 
> I suppose one thing you could do is use a local security policy to
> audit directory access: that might give you some clue as to why Cygwin
> processes were being denied access, but there are no guarantees.
> 
> Auditing on the server might also give you further information.
> 
> regards
>  Steve
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