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Re: not updating unwritable cache ../config.cache
- To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com, Glenn Spell <glenn at gs dot fay dot nc dot us>
- Subject: Re: not updating unwritable cache ../config.cache
- From: "Kai Henningsen" <kai at cats dot ms>
- Date: Tue, 5 Oct 1999 11:48:28 +0200
- Organization: Spuentrup CTI
- References: <E11YQRUemail@example.com>; from "Kai Henningsen" on Tue, Oct 05, 1999 at 10:59AM
On 5 Oct 99, at 5:29, Glenn Spell wrote:
> On 5 Oct 1999 around 10:59AM (+0200) Kai Henningsen wrote:
> > On 5 Oct 99, at 10:15, I wrote:
> > > I'm seeing this every time I ./configure something. Anybody know
> > > what is going on?
> > >
> > > Sure doesn't _look_ unwritable. Besides, the very same script
> > > just created it.
> It's unwritable by anyone other the owner of the file.
> > Well, it's "test -w" failing. Obviously because of this:
> > bash-2.02$ id
> > uid=1000(kai) gid=513(Kein) groups=513(Kein)
> > bash-2.02$ chmod a+w test
> If you're using a recent snapshot, setting "ntsec" in your CYGWIN
> variable may cause chmod to work correctly. (I say "may" because I
> really don't know. I don't run NT.) Historically, chmod returns
> without error on Cygwin but does nothing.
> > bash-2.02$ ls -la test
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 544 Kein 0 Oct 5 09:57 test
> You (UID 1000) don't own the file, UID 544 (administrator) owns
> it. (I guess you already knew that. :-)
What I don't understand is how this happens. After all, I created the
file. And I _can_ write to the file. Something is very wrong here.
> You need to login as administrator
I don't consider that an option. Besides, I don't get any extra rights
Regards - Kai Henningsen
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