Issues with ACL settings after updating to the latest cygwin.dll

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Feb 8 18:22:00 GMT 2016

On Feb  8 18:12, xnor wrote:
> >Nobody: Read
> Small correction, this entry is actually
> S-1-5-21-559282050-488988736-2019639472-513
> which actually stalls the file properties window when switching to the
> security tab for a while. I guess Windows is trying to resolve this SID but
> gives up (there is no such SID on my system) and eventually replaces the
> display name with Nobody.

No idea why this is stalling your machine, but the above group SID
always exists on all machines and is perfectly valid (SID == machine SID
+ RID 513).  It's the primary group of all local (non-AD) user accounts,
and it's called "None" in English, with a localized name in other locales.

> Something is seriously broken here.

Not that.


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