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Re: Please test latest snapshot

On May 14 19:44, Eric Blake wrote:
> > Additional to a couple of bugfixes there's also a new feature which needs a
> > bit of testing.  You can now list servers in the machine's domain/workgroup
> > with
> > 
> >   $ ls //
> > 
> > and accessible disk shares on a server with
> > 
> >   $ ls //server
> AWESOME!  Thanks for doing this; it even worked on my Win98 box, and coreutils-5.3.0-6 `mkdir -p' now works flawlessly.  There are still a couple of caveats:
> First, the directory permissions of // and //server are 111 instead of 555, which would make more sense since you now have a working readdir().

I've fixed it in CVS.

> Second, directories on my XP share show as size 4294967295 on my win98 box:
> $ ls -l //eblake
> dr-xr-xr-x  0 eblake unknown 4294967295 Dec 31  1969 SharedDocs/
> drwxr-xr-x  0 eblake unknown 4294967295 Dec 31  1969 eblake_c/
> But this is probably a pre-existing limitation of Win98 being unable to stat() directories on remote machines, since it appears even when I access directories through a drive letter as well.

Yes, that's the root cause of the strange directory size, but it's
actually a bug in Cygwin which missed to catch this situation and
set the filesize back to 0.  Fixed in CVS, too.

> Also, it appears that cygcheck is doing work, but not printing any output.

-v, please.  It prints a lot of stuff for me.


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