quoth Stephen J. Turnbull:
>>>>> "az" == az <az(a)cantanker.net>
az> Indeed, on inspection of my filesystem (Windows XP with NTFS)
az> my directories are marked "read-only", but this seems to be
az> the default and other applications have no issue with creating
az> new files.
All I can say is "I'm flabbergasted."
I gather they're not going to even try for an Orange Book C2 for XP.
Although I have no interest in working out the intricacies of the NTFS
filesystem, I suspect the interface to the permissions is not
presenting everything: the "read-only" is greyed-out, but I can still
Anyway, the above misbehaviour only happens with the "native"
install; cygwin seems to work just fine. In fact it works better than
"just fine": it rocks!