Issues encountered with new Cygwin version

Ken Brown
Fri Sep 25 18:24:00 GMT 2015

On 9/25/2015 2:01 PM, Walter L. wrote:
> On 9/25/2015 12:04 PM, Ken Brown wrote:
>> > I think you misunderstood what Marco was saying.  If the problem is
>> > caused by the default ACL on the directory, you could fix that ACL.
>> To elaborate on this, observe the following:
> Hi Ken, thanks for the clarification. I understood what Marco meant and
> your
> examples. I was just saying that the new (correct?) behavior of inheriting
> the ACL from the parent folder for newly created file has the side
> effect of
> causing Git to behave differently from before.
> I suppose the point you're making (based on your example) is that I should
> just remove the ACL from the parent folder if I don't want new files in the
> folder to inherit the executable bit. If that's the case then I guess I'll
> need to do that anytime I clone a new project.

Why not just run 'setfacl -b' once and for all on whatever directory you 
do your work in?  Is it under your home directory?  Do you have default 
ACL entries on your home directory that are then inherited by every 
subdirectory you create?


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