[Rubyinstaller-devel] File.executable?(directory) == true?

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Sat Aug 1 12:44:39 EDT 2009


On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 10:50 AM, Roger Pack<rogerdpack at gmail.com> wrote:
> I noticed this behavior in ruby on windows:
> C:\dev\ruby>mkdir go
>
> C:\dev\ruby>ruby -e 'puts File.executable?("go")'
> true
>
> Is this worthy of complaint, does anyone think? :)
>

http://groups.google.com/group/rubyspec/browse_thread/thread/2e2b21b73aca5fcc#

Most of the File methods are flawed on Windows, not because attributes
but also the lack of ACL knowledge.

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