Problems on accessing Windows network resources

Pierre A. Humblet Pierre.Humblet@ieee.org
Thu Jun 12 15:59:00 GMT 2003


Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> 
> > You will see that cygwin_set_impersonation_token() should
> > now return a success/failure indication, instead of void.
> > That's not done yet, waiting for your opinion.
> 
> How do you intend to use that return value?

If changing the type to return a value is likely to break
existing applications, I would no do it.
The feedback is meant for application writers or porters 
who attempt to use the function in a way it was not designed 
for. The patch turns those calls into noops (with strace
output), which should suffice in practice. 

Pierre



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