On Fri, Jan 12, 2007 at 10:49:53AM +0100, Zeugswetter Andreas ADI SD wrote: > > > > I find it very unlikely that you would "during normal operations" > end up > > > in a situation where you would first have permissions to create > files in > > > a directory, and then lose them. > > > What could be is that you have a directory where you never had > > > permissions to create the file in the first place. > > > > > Any chance to differentiate between these? > > > > The cases we're concerned about involve access to an existing file, > not > > attempts to create a new one, so I'm not clear what your point is. > > I am wondering if we can delete the file by opening it with > FILE_FLAG_DELETE_ON_CLOSE, and immediately close it again. > The semantics should be clear if we let the OS delete the file after the > > last handle on it is closed ? > Until all handles are closed another process can still open it with > FILE_SHARE_DELETE (according to docs), but not without the flag. > This seems to be what we want. > http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/fileio/ > fs/createfile.asp > > If this fails (see the loop in dirmod.c) we could try to move it to > the recycle bin with SHFileOperation with FO_DELETE. > > It seems the win unlink is not implemented correctly and we need to > replace it. > I don't feel easy with the ignore EACCES idea. > > Should I try to supply a patch along this line ?
Doesn't sound unreasonable, so yes, let's give it a try at least. //Magnus ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 1: if posting/reading through Usenet, please send an appropriate subscribe-nomail command to [EMAIL PROTECTED] so that your message can get through to the mailing list cleanly