Trouble with "test -x"

Ralf Corsepius ralf.corsepius at
Thu Mar 22 10:29:50 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-03-22 at 20:52 +1100, Chris Johns wrote:

> Ralf makes an excellent point in the bug about a cross-compiler needing 
> to set the execute bit so the test in autoconf is valid.
As I tried to express in my reply to this mail, I am not sure the
culprit is autoconf at all nor that hacking autoconf is the solution.

The question needing to be investigated is why are *.exe's on MinGW (and
may-be Cygwin) not executable?


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