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Re: Problems with Cygwin symlinks on a TrueCrypt volume

On Dec 13 13:47, Dr Rainer Woitok wrote:
> Corinna,
> On Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:53:33 +0100 you wrote:
> > ...
> > I created a new snapshot with this patch.  Please give the latest
> > snapshot from a try and report back.
> First  time  ever I installed a  Cygwin  snapshot ...  but  it installed
> cleanly.  More important, it solved  the current symlink problem and did
> not yet create new problems!  Thanks Corinna :-)

Thanks for the feedback.

> > Apart from that, there's a chance that this is a problem not related
> > to Cygwin's usage of a transaction on a TrueCrypt volume in the first
> > place.  Can you try the workaround from
> > and see if that fixes the issue
> > with the release Cygwin DLL 1.7.27?
> Since according to the Cygwin FAQ this means re-installing Cygwin I have
> to  postpone this for a  few days but I will  test  this nonetheless and
> will report back to the list (now that the list has graceously agreed to
> accept my postings).  But  currently I prefer and  enjoy the new patched
> version :-)

You just have to put the released Cygwin 1.7.27 DLL back in place,
that's all.  I assume you copied it somewhere else for the time being?
Just copy it back into place and, if that was not the solution, copy the
snapshot DLL over again.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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