Side-by-side configuration is incorrect reported as permission denied
Sun Aug 12 21:30:00 GMT 2012
On Sun, Aug 12, 2012 at 04:35:23PM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>On Sun, Aug 12, 2012 at 1:56 PM, Pawel Jasinski wrote:
>>>If you can find a nice Linux errno which maps from
>>>ERROR_SXS_CANT_GEN_ACTCTX to something other than EACCES I'd be happy
>>>to change Cygwin.
>>Sorry I was not clear. The point was not to use linux error code.
>>what I was trying to say is linux does not follow POSIX only error
>>codes policy. Such a policy is impractical. Your point was POSIX
>>only, wasn't it? You can add cygwin specific error codes.
>Cygwin doesn't have the access required to execute the process because
>of some reason. It is up to you to examine the reason. Why should we
>be bothered with anything other than EACCESS? When you reported the
>issue the first action you took was to determine why you couldn't
>execute a Windows program. That was the correct action, hammering this
>list with your wishes isn't gaining you sympathy from those that use
>and support it.
Actually, it was Andrew Defaria who wanted it but, yeah, I think I've
personally devoted more time to this than the issue warrants.
I've asked Corinna privately if she has any ideas or concerns but I
would be surprised if this was something that she thought important
If someone has a patch they want to propose they should send it to
cygwin-patches, bearing in mind that we don't want to break any
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