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Re: Strange linking
On Apr 20 14:04, Bertalan Fodor wrote:
> >While this is a problem which could be "fixed" in some way in Cygwin, I'm
> >nevertheless wondering how you want the ambiguity to be solved. If you
> >type "etex" on the command line, do you want etex -> pdfetex.exe to be
> >started or etex.exe?
> I want etex -> pdfetex.exe (if etex exists, it should be used instead of
There's a funny workaround which will result in a symlink which also
is printed as a symlink in ls:
$ CYGWIN=nowinsymlink ln -s ...
> >Regardless how that's solved in Cygwin, it will
> >work contrary to the expectations in 50% of the cases.
> OK, I can see that, I just wanted to be sure about the nature of this.
However, if you try to start "etex", Cygwin will nevertheless run etex.exe,
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