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Re: access is denied, was: permission denied

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-04-23 03:01:22 CEST

D.J. Heap wrote:

>We are doing a 'rm -rf' programmatically. cygwin must eventually be
>calling the Win32 delete API which is just what we do through APR
>I've only seen two situations where 'access denied' is returned from a
>call to delete a directory -- you really don't have permission
>(obviously not the case since you can 'rm -rf' it from a shell), and
>when some application is holding on to the directory or a file in the
I've just had this weird thought... you see, actually we're _not_ doing
"rm -rf" in Subversion, at least not in exactly the same way that Cygwin

And the weird thought is: something is setting the read-only bit on .svn
directories in that working copy.

-- Brane

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