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Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2002 18:00:34 +0200
From: Corinna Vinschen <vinschen AT redhat DOT com>
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Subject: Re: Turn on ntsec by default?
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On Thu, Jul 25, 2002 at 10:42:00AM -0400, Chris Faylor wrote:
> At one time a year or so ago, I turned on ntsec by default in the cygwin
> dll.
> I'm wondering if it would be worthwhile to do that again.
> It's likely that we'd be trading some "Why chmod not work???" questions
> for "Why it say permission denied!!!" but I wonder if the benefits would
> outweigh the drawbacks.
> I know that ntsec only works on NT and NTFS and it would probably make
> sense to turn off smbntsec by default if we did this.  But it seems like
> this could still be a win.
> Any opinions?

Do you really need mine? ;-)


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