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Title: Test file mode on Windows
Type: enhancement Stage: patch review
Components: Tests, Windows Versions: Python 3.10
Status: open Resolution:
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: paul.moore, scrool, steve.dower, tim.golden, zach.ware
Priority: normal Keywords: patch

Created on 2020-05-16 15:47 by scrool, last changed 2022-04-11 14:59 by admin.

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PR 20130 open scrool, 2020-05-16 15:56
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msg369056 - (view) Author: Pavol Babinčák (scrool) * Date: 2020-05-16 15:47
From what I can tell only place where file mode is tested is test_mode() method of class TestFilemode in Relevant section for Windows ( != 'posix'):

with open(TESTFN, 'w'):


os.chmod(TESTFN, 0o700)
st_mode, modestr = self.get_mode()
self.assertEqual(modestr[:3], '-rw')
self.assertS_IS("REG", st_mode)

Doesn't test that files under Windows can have only two modes:
- 0o444 - If os.chmod() is missing stat.S_IWRITE. Effectively readonly.
- 0o666 - Regular file by default.

On the top of that I believe last two assertions are equivalent - test file is regular. But that would be for a different issue, I guess.
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:59:31adminsetgithub: 84828
2020-05-23 04:11:36terry.reedysettitle: File mode is not tested on Windows -> Test file mode on Windows
2020-05-23 04:11:14terry.reedysetnosy: + paul.moore, tim.golden, zach.ware, steve.dower

components: + Windows
versions: + Python 3.10, - Python 3.9
2020-05-16 15:56:33scroolsetkeywords: + patch
stage: patch review
pull_requests: + pull_request19435
2020-05-16 15:47:26scroolcreate