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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.

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

Sorry for my terrible english...
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