chgrp doesn't work

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Jan 11 16:12:00 GMT 2019

On Jan 11 14:49, Charles Hedrick wrote:
> File system mounted via Kerberized NFS.
> chgrp has no effect, whether specifying the group by name (with an
> entry in /etc/group) or number. An error is given if an invalid group
> name is used. No error when a good one is used. Packet trace shows a
> GETATTR but nothing that would change the group.

chown/chgrp only work on filesystems supporting Windows SIDs and ACLs.
Microsoft NFS doesn't.  Cygwin's chown/chgrp ion NFS just fakes success,
just like on FAT.


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer
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