group name problem

Christopher Faylor me@cgf.cx
Fri Oct 1 19:44:00 GMT 2004


On Fri, Oct 01, 2004 at 03:38:35PM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>This is about the subject thread on the cygwin list.
>
>Should we get rid of PATH_ISDISK?
>It seems to only be used in the passwd/group loading code.
>
>W:/src/winsup/cygwin: fgrep isdisk *.cc
>path.cc:          set_isdisk ();
>uinfo.cc:  if (pc.error || !pc.exists () || !pc.isdisk () || pc.isdir ())

I don't remember the rationale for the test in pwdgroup::load.  I don't
see how it could be anything but a disk by the point at which it is
doing the test.

cgf



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