Group execute permission regression (??): causing problem in fossil.

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Feb 6 16:35:00 GMT 2015

On Feb  6 17:22, Jan Nijtmans wrote:
> Hi All,
> Starting with the upgrade to Cygwin (latest: 1.7.34), fossil started to
> behave strangely: Every file committed to a fossil repository suddenly
> had the execute permission bit set! With 1.7.33 this didn't happen.
> The cause of this problem was that apparently starting with Cygwin
> 1.7.34, the group permission bit in some directories is always set, and
> cannot be unset.

Does that help?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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