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Re: Request to the git maintainer




On 2017-07-10 17:17, Eliot Moss wrote:
> On 7/10/2017 6:27 PM, Kaz Kylheku wrote:
>> On 10.07.2017 14:02, Eliot Moss wrote:
>>> On 7/10/2017 4:24 PM, Achim Gratz wrote:
> 
>> You can't ask every vendor of everything that you have installed
>> or "git pulled" to fix their permissions because your backup program
>> has bizarre limitations.
> 
> I'm not asking "every vendor".  I'm asking a limited number of
> cygwin port maintainers (and so far only one specifically).
> 
> CrashPlan does not have "bizarre" limitations -- it quite
> naturally has some difficulty if a file's access does not grant
> it permission.
> 
> The permissions on these files is what is bizarre.  There is no
> good reason they should deny read access.
> 
> Windows does not really have an equivalent of "root" that can
> access anything, so there is not really any privilege I can
> give the backup tool that is guaranteed to work in all cases.

Backup processes should run with SeBackupPrivilege.

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