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RE: Permission denied on a windows share
- From: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at syncretize dot net>
- To: "'Jehan'" <nahor at bravobrava dot com>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2002 20:25:38 +1000
- Subject: RE: Permission denied on a windows share
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> Subject: Re: Permission denied on a windows share
> Robert Collins wrote:
> > IIRC cygwin reports based on the NTFS permission, but
> actually tries before
> > failing... but I suspect it's not consistent across the
> board on this.
> ah..., I'm not sure I get it there. Are you saying that if NTFS says
> that one doesn't have access to a file, then cygwin will still try to
> access it and then return failure if the attempt didn't succeed? Am I
> understanding correctly?
> If so, then why does cygwin fails on the attempt when Notepad succeed?
> Or maybe you mean that most of the time there is an attempt, but for
> whatever reason, the "open(.., O_WRONLY)", or whatever "cp" and "cat"
> are using, doesn't try?
I'm really saying you need to check the code. OR the strace log, or
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