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RE: [Lynx-dev] 2.8.7dev.5 and /bin/znew

From: Virden, Larry W.
Subject: RE: [Lynx-dev] 2.8.7dev.5 and /bin/znew
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2007 06:46:37 -0400

My first thought would be that /bin or /bin/znew have permissions that prevent 
the userid running lynx from removing it... 

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Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2007 7:44 PM
To: Frédéric L. W. Meunier
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Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] 2.8.7dev.5 and /bin/znew

On Tue, 19 Jun 2007, Frédéric L. W. Meunier wrote:

> When I use 'r' to remove a file, I sometimes get:
> "Alert!: Probable failure to remove /bin/znew due to system error!"
> /bin/znew exists. And why does it says it failed to remove it ?
> It worked fine with 2.8.7dev.4.

I don't know - a quick review of the changes doesn't show me anywhere I'd 
expect to hit this (the closest being the changes for IsOurFile, or the POSIX 
checks in a couple other places...)

Thomas E. Dickey

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