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Re: cygwin64: Issue with sigaddset

On Feb 23 10:25, Richard Elberger wrote:
> I think I did more than I needed to.  I extracted the inst package as
> well.
> 64-bit.  yeah I did the stupid thing of putting in x86 and ashâs
> inability to run (for rebase) let me know that I had screwed something
> up.
> I will follow your instruction below.  My fault for not backing up
> files beforehand - lesson learned.
> You may hear from me again soon - I have some weird problem with perl
> -w (other tests failing in core).  I need to use the âfiletest
> âstrictââ pragma in order to get it to work since that changes
> behavior to include ACL evaluation.  Basically itâs not treating
> someone in the Administrators group as a ârootishâ user.  i.e. if a
> file is 0444 and user A is in Administrators group, -w test fails.
> But under âfiletest âstrictââ it passes. The queer thing here is that
> in perl, it seems I can open the file for writing even if -w fails.
> Anyways, itâs still not clear enough in my head to figure out if itâs
> cygwin or perl that needs to account for it.

This is a known perl problem, afaik, and not reported for the first
time.  It seems the -r/-w/-x tests check the file permissions returned
by stat(2), but they should test access based on the return value of
access(2) or faccessat(2) calls instead.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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