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Re: gettext - acl tests - cygwin specific code path




On Aug 21 19:57, cyg Simple wrote:
> On 8/21/2018 4:13 PM, Andrey Repin wrote:
> > Greetings, cyg Simple!
> > 
> >> During the testing at least one of the tests does `setfacl -m group:0:1
> >> tmpfile0`.  Obviously this gets a 'permission denied' error as group 0
> >> doesn't exist.  What do you suggest for reasonable replacement for 0?
> > 
> > Nothing. Not all systems have a concept of "group 0". Just skip this test.
> 
> I'm not interested in skipping the test; after all the path for the test
> is Cygwin specific.  It's just not the correct thing to do for the
> Cygwin specific path.  I believe 11 to be the correct test and will
> pursue that upstream.  Marco suggested maybe 544(Administrator) but that
> doesn't work with a typical user build while doing the same in Linux for
> root group 0 as a typical user I would need to have elevated privilege
> in Windows to use 544.

Exactly as on another system when using group 0.  If these tests are
really only performed on Cygwin, I don't know what the creator intended.
Otherwise, if you want to reproduce what the testcase did, you should in
fact use an admin group.


Corinna

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