[ -w filename ] returns true when permissions are -r--r--r--
Fri Jul 22 05:25:00 GMT 2011
On 07/21/11 19:50, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> On 7/21/2011 9:07 PM, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
>> I'm seeing the exact same behavior. I see this on my C drive (I cd'ed
>> to /tmp). The drive is:
> Weird. So what are you using? XP and Cygwin 1.7.9 or something else?
Yes. At work XP and 1.7.9.
Here at home it's Win 7 (VM) and 1.7.7. Still the same:
Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
C:/cygwin 54604900 19369104 35235796 36% /
-r--r--r-- 1 andrew None 0 2011-07-21 22:24 afile
Neptune:[ -w afile ] && echo writable || echo not writable
Neptune:echo abc >> afile
-r--r--r-- 1 andrew None 4 2011-07-21 22:24 afile
CYGWIN_NT-6.1-WOW64 Neptune 1.7.7(0.230/5/3) 2010-08-31 09:58 i686 Cygwin
Andrew DeFaria <http://defaria.com>
Why are they called apartments, when they're all stuck together?
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