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unix directory permissions

Hi All

I am using cygwin and if i type ls -l it is giving like
drwxr-xr-x+ for directories.

My question is what is the meaning of '+' sign at the end?
its not giving that '+' sign for files.

Thank you
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The '+' is Cygwin specific and tells you that this file has special permissions set by Windows that cannot be translated. Unless you use the output of ls -l in a script, this shouldn't be able to cause any problems.

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