>>>> "Andy" == Andy Piper
> I noticed one detail that might be useful. When I edit a file
> that looks like
> the following from "ls -l":
> -r--r--r-- 1 dmkarr None 248833 Nov 1 20:22 filename
> then editing the file puts it into a read-only buffer, with "%%" in the
> However, if the "ls -l" output looks like this:
> -r-xr-xr-x 1 dmkarr None 6763 Oct 27 12:25 filename
> then it doesn't get a read-only buffer.
Andy> I expect this is a cygwin or windows bug or feature. You could try playing
Andy> around with CYGWIN=nontsec or something like that.
Ok, well, I don't understand it, but after changing my "CYGWIN" variable
"tty" to "tty nontsec", opening a read-only file in XEmacs now
read-only status. It's still a little odd that "vi" had no trouble
this, even before changing the CYGWIN value.
David M. Karr ; Java/J2EE/XML/Unix/C++