[GRASS-user] Fwd: GRASS on SSHFS

Markus Metz markus.metz.giswork at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 15:59:09 PST 2012

Glynn Clements wrote:
> Markus Metz wrote:
>> There is a new function G_owner(), r49747, which reports the owner and
>> works also on Windows. We could now activate lock files and ownership
>> tests for Windows.
> On Unix, ownership checks should use the UID, not the username.

G_owner is fixed accordingly in r54276.
> On Windows, the permission mechanism is sufficiently complicated that
> I'd be inclined to disable ownership checks by default.

I agree. If there is a GRASS developer willing to tackle the
intricacies of handling user IDs on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, Server
2003, Server 2008, Server 2012, we could give it a go.

Markus M

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