[sf-perl] Bug in perl (or does -r not do what I think?)

Dan Boger dan at peeron.com
Fri Jun 6 14:11:48 PDT 2008

On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 2:01 PM, David Alban <extasia at extasia.org> wrote:

> "...depends on what the meaning of 'is' is..."
> then what does it mean for the file to be readable?
>    it's file mode indicates some user,group or the entire world can read it
> or...
>    some real user (whether root or not) can actually read it
> apparently there are situations where these aren't the same.

Well, the definition, afaik, is "the current process will succeed if it
tried to read this file".


Dan Boger
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