Mail Archives: cygwin-developers/1999/01/23/08:29:27

From: sos AT prospect DOT com DOT ru (Sergey Okhapkin)
Subject: RE: Patch: UNIX-like permissions on objects
23 Jan 1999 08:29:27 -0800 :
Message-ID: <01BE46C2.29B35190.cygnus.cygwin32.developers@sos>
Cc: "cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com" <cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com>

Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> But some applications behave strange now.
> E.g. cvs: With this patch, it's impossible, to commit changes, because the user,
> which creates the lock file, has suddenly no write permissions to this lock file
> anymore. I don't understand why! Possibly, it's a bug, not to change the
> SECURITY_DESCRIPTOR's to absolut format?

Isn't it an "Administrators" group problem?

> Moreover, I haven't found out, how to set the default file permissions in a
> directory security descriptor. Who knows, how to do this?

Get(Set)FileSecurity() doesn't work for directories???

> Would you, Sergey, be so kind, to take a look into the code and eventually test it?

Definitely yes, ASAP!

Sergey Okhapkin,
Piscataway, NJ

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