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Re: Behavior of stat() changed from NT to Win2000/XP
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 26 May 2003 16:13:11 +0200
- Subject: Re: Behavior of stat() changed from NT to Win2000/XP
- References: <20030526135811.GK4032@bitstream.com>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Mon, May 26, 2003 at 09:58:11AM -0400, Peter Davis wrote:
> On Windows NT, the Cygwin stat function returns a non-zero value in
> the st_size field when called on a directory. However, in Windows
> 2000 and Windows XP, this same function returns 0 for st_size for a
> directory. This change in behavior has broken some features of mutt,
> and possible other programs as well.
> Is there some Cygwin setting or configuration option that controls
That's Windows, actually. This value is returned for directories
by the FindFile routines. Nothing we can do about it. However, if
mutt depends on the st_size of a directory, that's a problem in mutt.
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