Mail Archives: cygwin-developers/1998/10/24/07:01:20

From: fujieda AT jaist DOT ac DOT jp (Kazuhiro Fujieda)
Subject: Re: handling file attributes
24 Oct 1998 07:01:20 -0700 :
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>>> On Fri, 23 Oct 1998 14:45:44 -0400
>>> Christopher Faylor <cgf AT cygnus DOT com> said:

> I've applied this patch.

Thank you.

> >The exec flag set by this code is used only to skip checking a
> >file suffix in get_file_attribute() is
> >too heavy for this purpose becase it read NTEA. These code can
> >be eliminted safly.
> Unless I'm missing something the exec`flag set there is used
> in a number of places that use path_conv.

I checked carefully once agin, but I couldn't find another place
using the exec flag. The exec flag of the path_conv class seems
not to have curucial meaning differently from of the fhandler_base
  | AIST      Kazuhiro Fujieda <fujieda AT jaist DOT ac DOT jp>
  | HOKURIKU  School of Information Science
o_/ 1990      Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

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