"permission denied" issues when removing files/folders created by cygwin
Tue Sep 1 20:32:00 GMT 2015
On Sep 1 13:05, Michael Enright wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 12:48 PM, Roger Pack wrote:
> > It appears the problem lies with creating a file named "NUL" windows
> > utilities just don't know how to deal with it (you can recreate it by
> > creating a folder, then from cygwin bash $ touch NUL) then try and
> > remove the folder with windows explorer.
> The utilities "know" how to deal with it, given their design:
And then there's
You can create and delete those files even in CMD, btw. You just have
to use the long pathname prefix "\\?\", e.g.:
bash$ cmd /c 'echo foo > \\?\c:\cygwin64\home\corinna\nul'
bash$ ls -l nul
-rwxr-xr-x 1 corinna vinschen 6 Sep 1 22:30 nul
bash$ rm nul
bash$ cmd /c 'del \\?\c:\cygwin64\home\corinna\nul'
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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