Files with system bit set.

Corinna Vinschen
Mon May 8 14:28:00 GMT 2000

Chris Faylor wrote:
> Doesn't this always set errno to EINVAL?  How is that better?

It's better because it's the expected behaviour for ordinary
files. Excerpt from path_conv::check():

     int len = sym.check (path_copy, suff);

     if (!component)
       path_flags = sym.pflags;

     /* If symlink.check found an existing non-symlink file, then
        it returns a length of 0 and sets errno to EINVAL.  It also sets
        any suffix found into `ext_here'. */
     if (!sym.is_symlink && sym.fileattr != (DWORD) -1)
         if (component == 0)
             fileattr = sym.fileattr;
             goto fillin;
         goto out; // file found


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