chgrp in Windows

Andrey Repin
Wed Feb 25 01:38:00 GMT 2015


>>>> The result of chown I can see in Windows Explorer as the Owner but where is the group information?
>>> Itâs over on the Security tab of the same window youâre looking at: âGroup or user namesâ.
>>I just remembered that that tab isnât always visible.  If youâre running a âhomeâ version of Windows, thereâs a pretty good chance you donât even see this tab.

> Thanks for that.  I first thought that's it.  I am on XP Pro so this
> doesn't seem to apply.  I do see the security tab 
> if that is what you mean.   But the 'Group or user names' box only selects
> for which user/group I want to modify 
> the permissions, doesn't it?  I don't want to modify or look at permissions.

> I am actually looking for the information I see in ls -l as the group, i.e. column #4.

> I am trying to fix a completely hosed file system and seem to have quite a
> bit of trouble with that...  Something's still missing.

> Thanks again for your quick reply.

If you mean Cygwin system, reinstall would be a faster way.
Shutdown any cygwin-related applications, rename current Cygwin installation
and fire up setup.exe.

I would also appreciate, if you teach your mail agent to insert proper
threading headers into list replies.

Andrey Repin ( 25.02.2015, <03:40>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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