file.c:246: Test failed: shouldn't be able to delete a readonly file

Tom Spear (Dustin Booker, Dustin Navea) speeddymon at
Thu Mar 23 19:44:23 CST 2006

Huw D M Davies wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 23, 2006 at 06:04:21AM -0600, Tom Spear (Dustin Booker, Dustin Navea) wrote:
>> Umm.. I'm not totally sure this is 100% in conformance with windows.  
>> When I try to delete a readonly file, I get a dialog telling me that it 
>> is readonly, and asking me if I really want to delete it.  If we are 
>> completely disallowing removal of a readonly file (by windows standard, 
>> not linux' standard), then it is incorrect and should be fixed...
> Well the test passes on Win 2000.
> C:\>kernel32_crosstest.exe file
> file: 494243 test executed, 0 marked as todo, 0 failures.
> Huw.
Hmm.. I'm thinking that the test isn't doing it right then...  Cause 
windows will let you delete a readonly file, but it prompts you first


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