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sys/stat.h constants patch

The attached patch "properly" initializes sys/stat.h constants such as
S_IXUSR.  I quote properly because I'm not sure what is the best way to
correct this problem.  I tried a couple of permutations and ended up
with this one.

Nevertheless, without this patch the interesting lines in
winsup/cygwin/lib/ end up as follows after cpp:

    const unsigned _cygwin_S_IEXEC = _cygwin_S_IEXEC ;
    const unsigned _cygwin_S_IXUSR = _cygwin_S_IXUSR ;
    const unsigned _cygwin_S_IXGRP = _cygwin_S_IXGRP ;
    const unsigned _cygwin_S_IXOTH = _cygwin_S_IXOTH ;
    const unsigned _cygwin_X_OK = _cygwin_X_OK ;

instead of:

    extern const unsigned _cygwin_S_IEXEC = 0000100 ;
    extern const unsigned _cygwin_S_IXUSR = 0000100 ;
    extern const unsigned _cygwin_S_IXGRP = 0000010 ;
    extern const unsigned _cygwin_S_IXOTH = 0000001 ;
    extern const unsigned _cygwin_X_OK = 1 ;

Hence, the above constants are set to 0 instead of their expected values.

The attached small test program demonstrates the issue.  Built against
1.1.8-2, I get the following:

    $ j
    S_IXUSR = 64

But, when built against the 2001-03-25 snapshot, I get the following:

    $ j
    S_IXUSR = 0

BTW, this problem prevents PostgreSQL built against a Cygwin with this
issue from functioning properly.  postgres.exe declares that it *itself*
is an invalid executable even though it is running!


Jason Tishler
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RCS file: /cvs/src/src/winsup/cygwin/lib/,v
retrieving revision 1.1
diff -u -p -r1.1
---	2001/03/05 06:28:25	1.1
+++	2001/03/27 22:24:04
@@ -13,14 +13,15 @@ details. */
 #include <sys/cygwin.h>
 #include "perprocess.h"
+#define __INSIDE_CYGWIN__
 #include <sys/stat.h>
 #include <sys/unistd.h>
-const unsigned _cygwin_S_IEXEC = S_IEXEC;
-const unsigned _cygwin_S_IXUSR = S_IXUSR;
-const unsigned _cygwin_S_IXGRP = S_IXGRP;
-const unsigned _cygwin_S_IXOTH = S_IXOTH;
-const unsigned _cygwin_X_OK = X_OK;
+extern const unsigned _cygwin_S_IEXEC = S_IEXEC;
+extern const unsigned _cygwin_S_IXUSR = S_IXUSR;
+extern const unsigned _cygwin_S_IXGRP = S_IXGRP;
+extern const unsigned _cygwin_S_IXOTH = S_IXOTH;
+extern const unsigned _cygwin_X_OK = X_OK;
 extern int __declspec (dllimport) _check_for_executable;
 struct _cygwin_bob__
Tue Mar 27 22:16:52 2001 Jason Tishler <>

	* lib/ Fix initialization of sys/stat.h constants.
#include <sys/stat.h>
#include <stdio.h>

	printf("S_IXUSR = %d\n", S_IXUSR);

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