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Re: touch gets stuck for named pipes

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: touch gets stuck for named pipes
Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2009 10:16:45 +0100
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Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Pádraig Brady <address@hidden> writes:
>> So would this simplification be appropriate, which just handles systems
>> where utime("file", &ut); is OK while utime("file", NULL); is not?
> Note that utime(,0) requires less privileges than utime(,&ut).  For the
> latter you need to be owner, whereas the former only requires write
> access.

Ah right. I think that deserves a comment.

So in the utime("file", NULL) emulation,
should we only be handling S_ISREG?


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