if [ -w branching: how to spot a locked USB stick
Fri Jul 13 18:19:00 GMT 2007
> Actually I found that there's a laughable simple way to
> determine a read-only device. When calling
> GetVolumeInformation, the FILE_READ_ONLY_VOLUME flag is
> set. I just tested this with a USB stick. Since we have
> the information from fs_info anyway, a fix should be very
> simple and not affect Cygwin's spee^Wslowness.
I'm so impressed; and looking forward to implementation of the fix.
(If that's what will happen.)
Another rewarding dialogue. Thank you.
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