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Re: Filemode change by windows applications




Greetings, Kjetil Østerås!

> I notice that when I edit and save a file in a windows application this
> file sometimes get the execute file permission set in cygwin. Some windows
> applications do this and some don't. For instance in my setup if i modify a
> .c file using Meld then the execute bit is set, however when I modify the
> same file with sublime text 3 then the execute bit is not set.

> Why does this happen?

This is how Windows operates. Please do not use Windows programs inside Cygwin
installation tree.

> and is there anything I can do to prevent windows
> applications from setting the execute bit on my files?

No, and you will be unable to use Windows associations, if you clear execute bit
on documents.


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With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 17:09:24

Sorry for my terrible english...
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