Unexpected filesystem interactions after installing IE Dev Channel / App-V (access() lies)

Won’t fix Issue #563194


Jun 30, 2014
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. Install IE Dev Channel.
  2. Build protobuf using the MSVS project files in the ‘vsprojects’ directory of the source tree. (Must be on the C: drive - or presumably the drive Windows is installed on)
  3. Run ‘tests.exe’ from a command line. Observe that CommandLineInterfaceTest.OutputDirectoryIsFileError fails.
  4. Now uninstall IE Dev Channel, and reboot.
  5. Re-run ‘tests.exe’ from a command line. Now all tests pass.

Expected Results:

IE Dev Channel / App-V should retain the behavior of the access() function.

Actual Results:

Dev Channel specific:



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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Kamen M.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Tony S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Tony S.” to “Jatinder M.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Jatinder M.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “Won’t fix”

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