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Re: cygwin1.dll, nontsec, and NTFS disk issue
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf at redhat dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 09:43:57 -0500
- Subject: Re: cygwin1.dll, nontsec, and NTFS disk issue
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Thu, Feb 27, 2003 at 03:21:42PM +0800, Wu Yongwei wrote:
>You are correct about file permissions, Christopher.
>We all know that Windows has loose file permissions and all files are
>marked executable by default. When CYGWIN=nontsec,
>Old behaviour: when an executable is wanted, the system will check by
>extension and content, not file permissions;
>New behaviour: when an executable is wanted, the system will check by
>file permissions on NTFS disks, even though nontsec is set.
And, don't you think I checked this before responding? On MY system,
setting CYGWIN=nontsec causes the executable bits to disappear.
My next theory is that you may be setting CYGWIN=nontsec directly in
bash or something. You have to set CYGWIN=nontsec prior to starting a
Please provide the exact details of what you are doing, along with
cygcheck -r -s -v output as an attachment.
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