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From: Jan Langer (jan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-26 20:26:16

On Wed, 27 Mar 2002, Ross Smith wrote:
>> - i would replace the readonly-flag by writable and readable (and also
>> is_readonly by is_readable and is_writeable). this is much clearer.
>I would too if it was practical, but either way it's too hard to
>implement on Unix. (is_readable() would be easy, just try to open it,
>but is_writable() is next to impossible.)

why? you can read the file permissions and owner informations with stat,
the gid and uid with getuid and getgid and then compare them.

jan langer ... jan_at_[hidden]
"pi ist genau drei"

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