Conflict between Cygwin 1.7 and Ubuntu for Windows 14316

Andrey Repin
Wed Apr 13 22:35:00 GMT 2016

Greetings, John Cowan!

>> You can use the cygwin od (octal dump) command to see the exact byte
>> contents of the files.

> The exact contents aren't the point.  The point is that file1, created
> under Cygwin, is not readable by UoW (or writable either), whereas file2,
> created by very similar methods under Win32 proper, is readable and
> writable by UoW.  So, for example, if I unpack a tarball of source
> code using Cygwin tar, none of the files from the tarball are
> readable by UoW.

Remove your symlink in the /home directory and use nsswitch.conf to configure
your home directory location.
Then set cygdrive to noacl and try again.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Thursday, April 14, 2016 01:20:46

Sorry for my terrible english...

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