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[PATCH] Re: cando for cygwin

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Ben Morrow
August 10, 2009 21:33
[PATCH] Re: cando for cygwin
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Quoth (Reini Urban):
> I got a bugreport on cygwin by a user who forgot about use filetest 'access'.
> He was a Administrator and worried about the wrong writable flag, because
> access() is not called per default on -w checks
> So I added the gid 544 check to cando(), which is the short analog to
> unix root.

This patch doesn't apply to blead: Perl_cando doesn't currently have a
__CYGWIN__ branch. The attached patch fixes this and also updates the
Perl analogue to Perl_cando in File::stat. It's untested, since I don't
have Cygwin.


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