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From Jesse Stockall <je...@cryptocard.com>
Subject Re: Chmod task for Windows
Date Thu, 24 Jan 2002 21:31:35 GMT
On Thu, 2002-01-24 at 15:18, Peter Donald wrote:
> 
> Theres also the difficulty that some windows platforms (ie cygwin) actually 
> support chmod to some degree or another. So we would be blocking people who 
> already used chmod on win32.

Hmmm, the Chmod task does an check for Os family="unix". Cygwin on
Win2000 is detected as family "windows" so the Chmod task should never
run on a Windows box.

> The first one would definetly be accepted. The second *might* be accepted if 
> it was done in an exceptionally good way but I suspect it would not :)
> 

I guess I'll submit the attrib task for now & put some more thought into
a platform independent chmod task.


 
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