patch to allow touch to work on HPFS (and others, maybe??)
Thu Feb 17 09:10:00 GMT 2005
On Feb 14 23:59, Eric Blake wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen <vinschen <at> redhat.com> writes:
> > I guess trying my approach isn't the worst one, though. We should
> > use that as a start point for further experimenting, IMHO. I'll check
> > that in.
> Checking win32.has_acls() and using GENERIC_WRITE caused a regression in utimes
> (). The new upstream automake-1.9.5 tarball contains a read-only file (mode
> 0444). Before the 20050211 snapshot, when utimes() is still using
> FILE_WRITE_ATTRIBUTES, tar does just fine at adjusting the timestamp of that
> file when unpacking to an NFS-mounted directory. However, with the current
> code, when I tried to unpack, tar is no longer able to touch the timestamps of
> the read-only file because GENERIC_WRITE requires write access for at least one
> of user, group, and other, even though touching the timestamp does not.
Too bad. I'll change the code to try FILE_WRITE_ATTRIBUTES first and
GENERIC_WRITE only if that fails.
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