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Using native symlinks
- From: Chris Sutcliffe <ir0nh34d at gmail dot com>
- To: The Cygwin Mailing List <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 28 May 2013 14:16:59 -0400
- Subject: Using native symlinks
What permissions do I need for native symlinks to work? According to
edit rights I have SeCreateSymbolicLinkPrivilege (when checking via an
elevated shell - i.e. with "Run as Administrator"):
âââ csutclif@bmotec3017201lt ââââ ~ â
âââ 14:11 ââ>> editrights -u $USER -l
However, if I try and create a native symlink it still fails. If
using the winsymlink:native option I get a "cygwin" symlink, winln
pops up a message stating I need the SeCreateSymbolicLinkPrivilege.
Not sure if it's relevant or not, but the $USER in this case is a
domain user, not a local user.
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