chmod: creator owner victimized? ... (1.7.35-0.4)

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Feb 25 21:15:00 GMT 2015

Hi Henri,

On Feb 25 20:23, Houder wrote:
> Hi Corinna,
> Ref:
>  - [ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST RELEASE: Cygwin 1.7.35-0.4
> Something for your list of things to think about ... and do later ;-)
> For a directory, the 'creator owner' should have sufficient permissions. That is, at least 'full control
> minus delete'; full control is good. (yes, as far as I can tell)

Yeah, I noticed that problem myself a few hours ago and applied a fix in
the meantime.  In CVS, the chmod workaround does not touch the CREATOR
OWNER, CREATOR GROUP and Everyone default ACEs anymore.  I'll create a
snapshot and another test release soon.


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