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I would like to find all NON read-only files in my directory using cygwin's find command.

Is it possible ?

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It seems that cygwin maps windows file attributes to unix file permissions. So this command works to find all non read-only files:

find . -type f -perm -u+w
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In Cygwin 1.7, Unix file permissions map to Windows access control lists (ACLs) rather than ye olde DOS file attributes. – ak2 Mar 6 '11 at 16:59

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