On Sat, Mar 23, 2013 at 8:40 AM, Torsten Bögershausen <tbo...@web.de> wrote:
> Subject: [PATCH] Make core.sharedRepository work under cygwin 1.7
> When core.sharedRepository is used, set_shared_perm() in path.c
> needs lstat() to return the correct POSIX permissions.
> The default for cygwin is core.ignoreCygwinFSTricks = false, which
> means that the fast implementation in do_stat() is used instead of lstat().
> lstat() under cygwin uses the Windows security model to implement
> POSIX-like permissions.
> The user, group or everyone bits can be set individually.
> do_stat() simplifes the file permission bits, and may return a wrong value:
> The read-only attribute of a file is used to calculate
> the permissions, resulting in either rw-r--r-- or r--r--r--
> One effect of the simplified do_stat() is that t1301 failes.


> Add a function cygwin_get_st_mode_bits() which returns the POSIX permissions.
> When not compiling for cygwin, true_mode_bits() in path.c is used.
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