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Re: permission question
- From: Greg Freemyer <greg dot freemyer at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2016 14:05:50 -0500
- Subject: Re: permission question
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On Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 1:48 PM, Stephen John Smoogen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I'm tempted to just do a "chmod 755 -R .", but I've just had too many
>> windows permission issues in the last year to start trying things
>> without guidance.
> That would probably make things worse. I believe that Windows
> permissions are like attribs in Linux (which moves it into witchcraft
> and sorcery). For dealing with this sort of issue I would look at
> using the xcopy that Glenn from dell mentioned.
I really like cygwin and have used it for a decade plus. Only in the
last year or 18-months have I noticed significant permission issues
that slow down my workflow.
Copying these folders/files from one drive to another is a task I'd
like to accomplish, but even more importantly I'd like to understand
how to work with permissions in cygwin. As it is, I'm concerned I
will have to leave cygwin behind and I don't want to do that.
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