[darcs-users] Re: File permissions versioning?

S. Alexander Jacobson alex at alexjacobson.com
Thu Jul 29 17:33:39 UTC 2004

My point is it looks like windows has exec permissions.  I
don't know windows enough to know how to interact
with them without cygwin.

Note: the exec permissions affect the ability to
execute programs from a DOS prompt!


On Thu, 29 Jul 2004, Samuel A. Falvo II wrote:

> On Thursday 29 July 2004 08:48 am, S. Alexander Jacobson wrote:
> > With cygwin installed, chmod +/- x works from a
> > DOS prompt.
> Except for the previous company I worked for, I don't know a single
> Windows user who does Windows software development that has cygwin
> installed.
> My point: you can't force Unix onto Windows users, nor can you assume the
> presence of POSIX-like environments for Windows.  It's foolish.
> --
> Samuel A. Falvo II

S. Alexander Jacobson tel:917-770-6565 http://alexjacobson.com

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