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#### problem with "file executable" on windows, tcl 8.5.2

ActiveState TCL 8.5.2, Windows XP SP2

'file executable' always returns 0, even on .exe and .bat when asked
for a file on a network share:

% info patchlevel
8.5.2

% set file L:/ralf/si++aegis/si++.4.0.C443/bin/winnt/gen.exe
L:/ralf/si++aegis/si++.4.0.C443/bin/winnt/gen.exe
% file exists $file 1 % file readable$file
1
% file executable $file 0 % file executable {L:/ralf/si++aegis/si++.4.0.C443/bin/winnt/simenu.bat} 0 However, when copying the files to local disk, the files are qualified as executable: % cp L:/ralf/si++aegis/si++.4.0.C443/bin/winnt/simenu.bat d:/temp % file executable d:/temp/simenu.bat 1 % cp L:/ralf/si++aegis/si++.4.0.C443/bin/winnt/gen.exe d:/temp % file executable d:/temp/gen.exe 1 Also: % set argv0 D:/Programme/tcl/bin/tclsh85.exe % file executable$argv0
1

The L:/ Network Share is an Samba share mounted from a linux box.
Are there any special requirements for the smb options?

Thanks
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Ralf Fassel said on 24/04/2008 21:21:
> ActiveState TCL 8.5.2, Windows XP SP2
>
> 'file executable' always returns 0, even on .exe and .bat when asked
> for a file on a network share:

> The L:/ Network Share is an Samba share mounted from a linux box.

I have opened a similar report some time ago for file readable on a
Samba share. Still open. See:

http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1613456&group_id=10894&atid=110894

Interesting to see this kind of oddities still with 8.5.2

Francois

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4/24/2008 9:43:01 PM
* Ralf Fassel <ralfixx@gmx.de>
| ActiveState TCL 8.5.2, Windows XP SP2
|
| 'file executable' always returns 0, even on .exe and .bat when asked
| for a file on a network share:

For the record:
Assigned tracker-id [ 1951574 ] on sourceforge.

R'

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ralfixx (1283)
4/25/2008 3:05:58 PM

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