stat, chmod and RDONLY file (win32)?

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at
Wed Aug 18 19:00:01 EDT 1999

"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.
In the case of Wintel, probably not all the
mode bits are implemented, but at least the
ones that are should be in the right places.
Hopefully. With luck.


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