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Re: GNU Tar v1.29 ACL File/Folder Permissions Question/Problem
- From: Brian Inglis <Brian dot Inglis at SystematicSw dot ab dot ca>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:36:17 -0600
- Subject: Re: GNU Tar v1.29 ACL File/Folder Permissions Question/Problem
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On 2017-07-22 10:16, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 7/21/2017 4:59 PM, Timothy Beryl Grahek wrote:
>> Whenever I have ACL enabled in /etc/fstab, I run into file access
>> problems with GNU Tar. To be clear, a simple scenario is to tar a few
>> folders, then extract them. In numerous cases, I am unable to enter
>> the folders I have extracted without entering a "chmod 744" as an
>> I have consequently disabled ACL in /etc/fstab, which has fixed this problem.
>> Anybody have any ideas as to why this happens and how to avoid it
>> without disabling ACL?
> Could the problem be caused by the default ACL on the directory you're
> extracting into? If so, the -b or -k option to 'setfacl' might help. See
Could be lack of any DACL?
Don't ever use setfacl -k to remove DACLs from any directory where you may ever
use Windows programs to create, move, or drop a file, as it may end up with deny
all permissions, and you have to go elevated/admin to restore access.
I use native Windows, not X, programs when I want to use GUIs, and that
occasionally causes problems like this.
Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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