SMBFS mount's file cannot be made executable

KAVALAGIOS Panagiotis (EEAS-EXT) Panagiotis.KAVALAGIOS@ext.eeas.europa.eu
Tue Aug 13 08:28:00 GMT 2019


> Hi,
> 
> So nobody has any suggestions per this?
> 
> https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2019-08/msg00126.html

That's strange. The execution of a file is also controlled by the way the filesystem is mounted and the execution permission granted by chmod is not enough. You need the "exec" mount option. On the drives that have the "user" option automatically implies noexec, nosuid, and nodev, unless overridden by the corresponding option without the "no" prefix.

The only issue I can see is that you can execute files on your U: drive and even on your Z: if you give permissions from Linux machine. Maybe Cygwin implementation is not so strict about the permissions.

Panos

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