Cygwin DLL 1.7.9 on Windows 7: Can't create files/folders on network drive
Thu Aug 4 16:15:00 GMT 2011
On Aug 4 16:04, Paul wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin <at> cygwin.com> writes:
> > On Aug 4 15:20, Paul wrote:
> > > Paul <Paul.Domaskis <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > >
> > > >
> > > > At my workplace, I upgraded to Windows 7 Enterprise 32-bit and installed
> > > > Cygwin DLL 1.7.9. I can create files/folders in the
> > > c:/cygwin/home/MyUserName
> > > > subtree, but I can't seem to create files/folders in my personal
> > > on
> > > > a network drive. My filespace is mapped to "i:/", which I access
> > > > as /cygdrive/i . I own it and have write permission, and I can also
> > > > files/folders in that subtree using Windows Explorer. I had no problems
> > > when
> > > > I was using Windows XP (and a much older version of Cygwin).
> > > >
> > > > What more can I do to troubleshoot the cause? I intend to work
> primarily on
> > > > the network drive because of the safety nets (can recover lost files).
> > > need
> > > > cygwin on the local machine because I need access to it when I'm on the
> > >
> > > Sorry, I neglected to specify that the problem with creating files/folders
> > > the network drive is "Permission denied". I can, however, use "rm -rf" to
> > > remove folders.
> > Try the latest developer snapshot from http://cygwin.com/snapshots/
> > Just exchanging the DLL is enough. It should fix that problem.
> Thanks, Corinna. I'll give it a whirl.
> The workplace is pretty fastidious about the procedure by which off-site stuff
> is brought onto the on-site network. Is "exchanging the DLL" merely
> overwriting the DLL file with the new one?
Yes. But keep a copy of the original, just in case.
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