Cygwin Everyone group permissions and Vista "shared files" (*not* shared folders)

Barry Kelly
Fri Nov 14 20:44:00 GMT 2008

Corinna Vinschen wrote:

> If that's not feasible, switch off ntsec and you get standard Windows
> permissions.  If the standard Windows permissions are not as you need
> them, don't rely on Cygwin's chown/chmod. rather change the inheritence
> settings of the parent directory according to your needs.  Then you get
> the required permissions right from the start.  Nothing against using
> chown/chmod in some border cases, Berry, but in your situation they are
> just a workaround for bad permission settings.

I guess I will just have to reimplement chown and chmod, it seems.

PS: I don't know what it is that makes some people get my name wrong,
but there you go.

-- Barry


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