stat, chmod and RDONLY file (win32)?

Jeff Bauer jbauer at
Wed Aug 18 20:12:51 EDT 1999

I've not been following this thread, but some time
ago I proposed some portable mechanism to simulate
Perl's file test operators:


Greg Ewing wrote:
> "T. C. Mits" wrote:
> >
> > Funny I associated the four octal flags with Unix, not win98 or
> > NT.
> The stat and chmod functions do their best to
> emulate the unix ones on other platforms.

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