Cygwin 1.7 new install /bin permissions

Corinna Vinschen
Wed May 13 08:21:00 GMT 2009

On May 12 21:08, Karl M wrote:
> Hi All...
> On a new 1.7 install I noticed
> $ find /bin -perm 644 -print
> /bin/d2u.exe
> /bin/dos2unix.exe
> /bin/gawk-3.1.6.exe
> /bin/perlthanks5.10.0
> /bin/pgawk-3.1.6.exe
> /bin/pstruct5.10.0
> /bin/s2p5.10.0
> /bin/u2d.exe
> /bin/unix2dos.exe
> /bin/zipinfo.exe

This looks like a bug in setup.exe when creating permissions for files
being hardlinks to other files.  So far setup.exe does not create them
as hardlink, but as copy of the original instead.  Apparently it misses
to copy the permissions correctly.  I'll take a look.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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