Ramsay Jones <ram...@ramsay1.demon.co.uk> writes:

> Torsten Bögershausen wrote:
>> t0070 and t1301 fail when running the test suite under cygwin.
>> Skip the failing tests by unsetting POSIXPERM.
>
> t1301 does not fail for me. (WIN XP (SP3) on NTFS)

Others run Cygwin with vfat or some other filesystem, and some of
them do not cope will with POSIXPERM, perhaps?

Not having POSIXPERM by default for Cygwin may be a saner default
than having one, if we have to pick one.

It may be debatable to have this default as platform attribute,
though.

>> Signed-off-by: Torsten Bögershausen <tbo...@web.de>
>> ---
>>  t/test-lib.sh | 1 -
>>  1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)
>> 
>> diff --git a/t/test-lib.sh b/t/test-lib.sh
>> index 1a6c4ab..94b097e 100644
>> --- a/t/test-lib.sh
>> +++ b/t/test-lib.sh
>> @@ -669,7 +669,6 @@ case $(uname -s) in
>>      test_set_prereq SED_STRIPS_CR
>>      ;;
>>  *CYGWIN*)
>> -    test_set_prereq POSIXPERM
>>      test_set_prereq EXECKEEPSPID
>>      test_set_prereq NOT_MINGW
>>      test_set_prereq SED_STRIPS_CR
>> 
>
> So, I'm not in favour of this, FWIW.
>
> ATB,
> Ramsay Jones
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