ACL Hell

Andrey Repin
Wed Jul 15 08:35:00 GMT 2015

Greetings, Sky Diver!

> Hi, in the past several months or so, cygwin started giving me ACL
> pain in small surges which are gradually growing..

> Here's a basic scenario that is slowly, but surely, driving me NUTZ:

> $ ln -s /cygdrive/c/tmp /tmp
> ln: failed to create symbolic link ‘/tmp’: Operation not permitted

Are you running with superadmin credentials?
Unlike Linux, Windows doesn't let regular users make symlinks.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 11:30:47

Sorry for my terrible english...

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