[1.7] chmod fails with windows path

Eric Blake ebb9@byu.net
Mon Dec 15 20:26:00 GMT 2008


Eric Blake <ebb9 <at> byu.net> writes:

> Or, more accurately, a limitation of the coreutils .exe magic getting
> thrown off by the switch to the new cygwin_conv_path.

On further thought, chmod doesn't do .exe magic to begin with (cp, mv, and ln 
do, but not chmod).  Maybe the culprit is the fact that coreutils uses fchmodat 
rather than chmod?

-- 
Eric Blake




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