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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem]Setting permissions/chmod
From: Ilya Sokolov (ilyasokol_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-13 08:59:42

Beman Dawes wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 4:46 AM, Johan Torp <johan.torp_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> After looking through boost.filesystem's documentation and code, I can't
>> find
>> anything about permissions. I assume boost.filesystem has not implemented
>> this because it aims to be portable and POSIX style permissions isn't
>> applicable on all operating systems. Am I correct?
> Yes. I've tried a couple of times to research implementing POSIX style
> permissions on Windows, but quickly got lost in the complexities of the
> Win32 permissions and ownership scheme. I know it can be done for
> permissions, because Cygwin does it.

'NT ACLs are unable to reflect each possible combination of POSIX

> [snip]

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