[ -w filename ] returns true when permissions are -r--r--r--

Reid Thompson Reid.Thompson@ateb.com
Wed Jul 20 18:06:00 GMT 2011

Is this broken?  Or a known windows/cygwin discrepancy?  Or am I missing
something with my posix/windows file permissions settings

reid.thompson@ws-jrt ~
$ ls -rlt afile
-r--r--r-- 1 reid.thompson Domain Users 6 2011-07-20 14:02 afile

reid.thompson@ws-jrt ~
$ if [ -w afile ]; then   echo " file is writeable"; else   echo " file
is not writeable"; fi
 file is writeable

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