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Re: switch-tests.py 17 FAILs with svn 1.4.0_RC1 on fc1+nfs

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2006-06-04 13:05:00 CEST

Philip Martin writes:
> Philip Martin <philip@uklinux.net> writes:
>
> > os.access behaves differently when run as root on my system.
>
> Clarification: when run as root I get the behaviour you observe, when
> run as non-root I get the behaviour needed for the tests to pass.
>
Uh, and clarification from me:
I missed the fact that the tests were run as root. My solution wouldn't work
here either, of course. Are there situations when access(2) will
indicate writability when, in fact, an actual write attempt would fail
for permissions reasons? I could imagine such cases.

Regards,
//Peter

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