This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
Re: Perl bug (was Re: [1.7] cygwin allows writing to readonly files)
On Aug 11 12:44, Reini Urban wrote:
> 2009/8/11 Corinna Vinschen:
> > That might be a good workaround nevertheless. ?You should just test the
> > list of supplementary groups as well, along these lines:
> We already have an ingroup() check in this Perl_cando() function, so
> there is no
> need to write it again. But it is disabled in perl core for this code path.
> See http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/blob/HEAD:/doio.c#l1929
> It would be:
> if (ingroup(544,effective))
> return TRUE; /* Administrators read and write anything */
> but this is simply not true, as under unix. Windows Administrators
> fall under the same ACL restrictions as normal users. So only using
> access() is reliable.
I don't understand what you're tryin to say. The members of the Admin
group have always write access to files due to the SE_BACKUP_NAME
privilege enabled in Cygwin.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple