On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 9:54 AM, Keith J. Schultz wrote: > Hi All, Mojca, > > please excuse my ignorance of the inner workings of windows, but > would it not be possible to have the permissions corrected by the > first-setup.sh > script after the rsync?
(I'm not sure to which part you were replying.) Sure it could, but it's way better if the original file on the server already has the right permissions, else rsync will keep reverting the change, over and over again. (We are talking about using cygwin directly now.) The problems that we had on native windows (using cygwin's rsync only) was that even with proper permissions on the server, cygwin did something very bad/weird with permissions on the client's side, so the resulting binaries were completely useless. Of course, running chmod helped, but that's a weird cure because it has to be repeated after each sync. Each sync "fixes" (= destroys) permissions again. Using the weird nontsec setting solved the problem, even though I still believe that that could be considered a bug in rsync or its port to Windows. Mojca ___________________________________________________________________________________ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : email@example.com / http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context webpage : http://www.pragma-ade.nl / http://tex.aanhet.net archive : http://foundry.supelec.fr/projects/contextrev/ wiki : http://contextgarden.net ___________________________________________________________________________________