[racket-dev] [plt] Push #29680: master branch updated

From: Neil Toronto (neil.toronto at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Jan 14 09:07:08 EST 2015

On 01/13/2015 02:00 PM, mflatt at racket-lang.org wrote:
> 9f3c82c Matthew Flatt <mflatt at racket-lang.org> 2015-01-13 08:47
> :
> | Windows: change `delete-{file,directory}` to attempt permission correction
> |
> | If a file or directory delete fails, try adjusting the file or directory
> | permissions to allow writes, then try deleting again. This process should
> | provide a more Unix-like experience and make programs behave more
> | consistently.
> |
> | A new `current-force-delete-permissions` parameter provides access to
> | the raw native behavior.

If I'm understand the new behavior correctly, it's possible for a 
failing `delete-file` to raise an exception, having changed the file to 
be writable. Do I have that right, and is that OK?

Neil ⊥

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