Re: win dirs don't handle lack of inherited rule(?): getfacl + tar dir Warning: Cannot acl_to_text: Invalid argument
- Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2019 09:38:49 -0700
- From: L A Walsh <cygwin@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: win dirs don't handle lack of inherited rule(?): getfacl + tar dir Warning: Cannot acl_to_text: Invalid argument
On 3/10/2019 6:27 AM, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, L A Walsh!
>> On 3/8/2019 4:15 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>> On Mar 7 19:35, L A Walsh wrote:
>>>> I ran tar on another directory and got a huge number**
>>>> of these:
>>>> tar: rules: Warning: Cannot acl_to_text: Invalid argument
>>>> tar: adblockplus: Warning: Cannot acl_to_text: Invalid argument
>>>> tar: autopager: Warning: Cannot acl_to_text: Invalid argument
>>>> tar: bookmarkbackups: Warning: Cannot acl_to_text: Invalid argument
>>> Can you please provide the cacls or icacls command creating
>>> a directory that allows to reproduce the issue?
>> I doubt that area of my disk has ever been manipulated by
>> cacls or icacls. That's in my roaming profile.
> It's not about manipulation, it's about current state.
> icacls is a Windows equivalent of POSIX's setfacl/getfacl.
I know. I meant manipulate in the sense of
handling something with dexterity and finesse. -- which
is a different connotation or sense of the word than when
talking about one person manipulating another.
How would _you_ create these symptoms if you don't know
how they got that way -- just that they exist that way.
Furthermore. I'm pretty sure that a person would not
be able to create that symptom with icacls (or the deprecated cacls).
I would not doubt that icacls would refuse to create
mis-ordered ACL's, for example. I.e. its likely a non-windows
program or odd interaction between one and windows.
That's why I pointed out that besides cygwin creating acl's that
explorer will complain about, the roaming profile has also received
profiles from a samba server on linux (with a different permission
structure).. Its unclear what permissions are copied then and how
they are mapped.
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