[Patch]: fs_info::update

Christopher Faylor cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com
Fri Jan 28 15:14:00 GMT 2005

On Fri, Jan 28, 2005 at 10:10:56AM -0500, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>This looks pretty much like a band-aid.  I can see the use for checking
>>the last error code, but shouldn't Cygwin opt for safety and not assume
>>ACLs?  Also, if there's no right to read a remote drive, there might be
>>a good reason for that, which doesn't necessarily mean the drive has
>>After all, the effect of chmod -r can be reverted with Windows own
>Background: I noticed all of that when testing the
>SetCurrentDirectory("c:\\").  Took me a while to understand why chmod
>stopped working.  On XP HOME there is no security gui, so I had to use
>cacls.  Not nice.

Are you saying this is somehow a side-effect of
SetCurrentDirectory("c:\\") in exit()?  I can't imagine how that change
could cause this behavior.


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