bzr completely broken?

Henry S. Thompson ht@inf.ed.ac.uk
Wed Aug 3 09:48:00 GMT 2011


Corinna Vinschen writes:

> . . .

> We're working on a new release of rebase anyway.  This new release
> checks for writability and prints just a warning without stopping
> dead in its track:
>
>   /usr/bin/foo.dll: skipped because not writable

> Otherwise, what we can do is to open the file with
> FILE_FLAG_BACKUP_SEMANTICS.  This would allow you to rebase DLLs
> without write permissions if you have admin privileges.

A combination of the two would be best, I think.  That is, try
FILE_FLAG_BACKUP_SEMANTICS, so for Admins it will work, and if _that_
fails print the message.

Thanks,

ht
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