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Re: Repairing permissions after windows reinstall
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: ht at inf dot ed dot ac dot uk (Henry S. Thompson), cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2016 06:27:25 +0300
- Subject: Re: Repairing permissions after windows reinstall
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Greetings, Henry S. Thompson!
> Andrey Repin writes:
>> Greetings, Henry S. Thompson!
>>> Good news: My cygwin file tree survived a Windows (10) reinstall
>>> Not-so-good news: I have a new SID, so not only do I not own those files
>>> any more (that's easily fixed), but I don't have the permissions I
>>> should, because they are now held by some miscellaneous old SID.
>> So, what? Go to top directory properties, Advanced, Owner tab, Change, and
>> change the owner to what is desired.
> Much to glib an answer. Changing the owner is the _last_ thing you want
> to do after (programmatically) changing a bunch of ACLs.
Much like in POSIX, ACL and ownership are not directly dependent one on
another in Windows.
I don't understand your statement.
With best regards,
Monday, July 4, 2016 06:25:58
Sorry for my terrible english...
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