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Re: win dirs don't handle lack of inherited rule(?): getfacl + tar dir Warning: Cannot acl_to_text: Invalid argument




On 2019-03-13 05:34, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Per POSIX, the normal acl (ACL_TYPE_ACCESS) and the inheritance acl
> (ACL_TYPE_DEFAULT) are two separate lists.  So we have the
> ACL_TYPE_ACCESS with 9 entries and the ACL_TYPE_DEFAULT with 0 entries.
> 
> And while empty ACL_TYPE_DEFAULT acls are valid per POSIX, the Cygwin
> function creating the text representation for an acl didn't allow
> empty acls.
> 
> I pushed a patch and uploaded new developer snapshots to
> https://cygwin.com/snapshots/

In my experience no DACLs results in no POSIX permissions for Cygwin programs,
although Explorer and some other Windows programs can see and read them.

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