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Re: [Bug-wget] [PATCH] Trivial changes in HSTS

From: Gisle Vanem
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] [PATCH] Trivial changes in HSTS
Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2016 10:54:04 +0200
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Eli Zaretskii wrote:

> IMO, this test should be bypassed on Windows.  The "world" part in
> "world-writeable" is a Unix-centric notion, and its translation into
> MS-Windows ACLs is non-trivial (read: "impossible").  (For example,
> your "non-world-writeable" file is accessible to certain users and
> groups of users on Windows, other than Administrator.)  So the sanest
> solution for this is simply not to make this test on Windows.

Makes sense. I agree.


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