Am 2013-02-06 10:34, schrieb Erik Faye-Lund:
On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 3:57 PM, Torsten Bögershausen <> wrote:
t0070 and t1301 fail when running the test suite under cygwin.
Skip the failing tests by unsetting POSIXPERM.

But is this the real reason? I thought Cygwin implemented POSIX permissions...?
 'mktemp to unwritable directory prints filename'
  mkdir cannotwrite &&
  chmod -w cannotwrite &&
  test_when_finished "chmod +w cannotwrite" &&
  test_must_fail test-mktemp cannotwrite/testXXXXXX 2>err &&
  grep "cannotwrite/test" err

When a directory under Linux/*nix has no write permission,
it is not allowed to create another directory (or file..) here.
This is not working under cygwin, a directory/file can be created
even if the parent directory has chmod 0.
tb@PC /cygdrive/c/temp
$ mkdir ttt

tb@PC /cygdrive/c/temp
$ chmod 0 ttt

tb@PC /cygdrive/c/temp
$ ls -ld ttt
d---------+ 1 tb None 0 Feb  6 20:33 ttt

tb@PC /cygdrive/c/temp
$ touch ttt/x

tb@PC /cygdrive/c/temp
$ ls -ld ttt
d---------+ 1 tb None 0 Feb  6 20:33 ttt

tb@PC /cygdrive/c/temp
$ ls -l ttt
total 0
-rw-r--r--+ 1 tb None 0 Feb  6 20:33 x

If this is POSIX compliant? I'm not an expert here.
On the other hand:
This test case does not test git, but rather the file system,
so we can probaly remove it?

About 1301:
Some resereach needs to be done, to find out the connection between
umask, cygwin and the mount options.

On my system I have:
C: on /cygdrive/c type ntfs (binary,posix=0,user,noumount,auto)


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