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----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles Wilson" <email@example.com>
To: "Robert Collins" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 11, 2001 3:29 PM
Subject: Re: symlinks
> Robert Collins wrote:
> > When extracting tarballs, should setup create 'native' symlinks or
> > cookie symlinks?
> I thought the magic cookie (!<symlink>target) symlinks were
> Currently, "ln -s" makes "special" .lnk shortcuts; I think setup
> the same -- there should be no difference between the following
This is why I'm asking - I thought that there was a cygwin option to
turn off .lnk file creation. If that option exists, then should setup