It's WSL's job to write/update Linux file metadata for all the files under your Linux filesystem root (i.e.
The post entitled “Resetting NTFS files security and permission in Windows” is very useful to show you how to reset the files permissions from the command line.
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WSL also synthesizes pseudo metadata for most of the files in your Windows filesystem.
The problem arises when, for example, you use a Windows app/tool to open, create and/or modify a file under your distro root: Since the file was created with a Windows tool, the file won't have any Linux file metadata (e.g.
There is one hard-and-fast rule when it comes to Bash on Windows: File metadata (e.g.