[Python-3000] Py3k_struni additional test failures under cygwin
unknown_kev_cat at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 31 21:21:50 CEST 2007
"Joe Smith" <unknown_kev_cat at hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:f8nvbm$bcs$1 at sea.gmane.org...
> Exactly the issue.
> I see the problem here is cygwin's partial POSIX complience. However,
> Windows NT had a design goal of allowing a complient implementation
> of POSIX to be implmented in a subsystem (along with userespace
> So it should be possible to get unlink() to work as like a POSIX unlink
> using raw NT kernel calls.
> Since Cygwin has dropped support for pre-NT systems, swithing to that
> to be the correct thing to do.
> I'll discuss this with the cygwin team.
> Regardless, the exact same issue will likely exist on the windows side.
> It seems likely that a fix for the Windows side may fix the cygwin issue.
Looks like the fix needed for cygwin's unlink was checked in two days ago.
The problem should automatically disappear in the next cygwin release.
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