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Re: Inheriting parent ACLs?
On Thu, 23 Sep 2004, Gabe Rosenhouse wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Sep 2004 17:21:17 -0400 (EDT), Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha@XX.XXX.XXX> wrote:
<http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PCYMTNQREAIYR>, now with more reasons.
> > On Thu, 23 Sep 2004, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > On Sep 23 16:45, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > > > On Thu, 23 Sep 2004, Gabe Rosenhouse wrote:
> > > > > Is there a global setting to cause every file and directory created in
> > > > > Cygwin to simply inherit the Windows ACL of its parent directory?
> > > >
> > > > No.
> > >
> > > You meant "nontsec", right?
> > I guess -- you're the expert. :-)
> > I also meant to point the OP to
> > <http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/ntsec.html> so he could see all the
> > implications of "ntsec" (and would have shown my glaring mistake above),
> > but there doesn't seem to be any info there about "nontsec" and its use of
> > Windows permission inheritance (I know, I know, PTC).
> > Igor
> sorry if I'm misunderstanding this, but are you saying that ntsec =>
> NTFS-like ACL inheritance?
Actually the opposite. Adding "nontsec" to your CYGWIN environment
variable (see the first link in the above URL) will do that. Using
"ntsec" will simulate POSIX permissions using the NT ACLs, and will not
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