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Re: Fw: bug in texi2dvi, and hack patch

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Fw: bug in texi2dvi, and hack patch
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2005 18:09:19 +0200

> From: Ben Pfaff <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 13:30:27 -0800
> Cc: address@hidden
> >>    test -f tex.exe && test -x tex.exe
> >
> > This will work, but is redundant: it's enough to test for tex.exe,
> > since it's always executable on MS systems.
> I have had Windows systems refuse to execute .exe files that were
> mounted off a NetApp until I switched over to a Unix system and
> did a chmod +x.

This is an exception, specific to some network software.  Native
Windows filesystems don't have an executable bit, AFAIK.

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