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Re: [PATCH] Re: cando for cygwin

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Reini Urban
August 11, 2009 14:13
Re: [PATCH] Re: cando for cygwin
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2009/8/11 Ben Morrow <>:
> 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.

Thanks Ben, this is what I meant to send, yes.
Reini Urban

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