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Re: Symbol link trouble ?

At 13:13 25/04/01 , vous avez écrit:
>On Wed, Apr 25, 2001 at 12:40:40PM +0200, Pierre Muller wrote:
> >
> > >Aaargh! Really? I don't have any 95 for testing purposes so
> > >I can't look for this. Did you ever think about upgrading to
> > >OSR2, 98, ME, NT, W2K? Ok, ok, seriously, if you can't live
> >
> > OS version is 4.00.950 B
> >    B means OSR 2, no ?
>I think so.
> > >with that, you should set your CYGWIN environment variable to
> > >contain "nowinsymlinks". In that case, the old symlink method
> > >is used again.
> >
> >   Adding nowinsymlinks to CYGWIN env variable does
> > indeed cure the problem !
> >
> >    I also find this bug quite strange:
> > the wrong destination to the symbolic link is
> > kept even if cygwin DLL is unloaded from memory
> > (at least Taskinfo does not see this file as open anymore !)
> > Where can this information be kept then ???
>Could be a buffering technique of W95. I have just read the Microsoft
>KB article Q128932 "How Windows 95 Resolves Shortcut Links" but it
>doesn't obtain any additional information.

  Using strace seems to indicate that the file test.h.lnk is read!
Should I send you the binary link file and the strace output.

Pierre Muller
Institut Charles Sadron
6,rue Boussingault
Phone : (33)-3-88-41-40-07  Fax : (33)-3-88-41-40-99

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