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Re: symbolic link untar issue
Eric Blake <ebb9 <at> byu.net> writes:
> Most .exe magic is already inside cygwin. In particular, CVS cygwin
> (which will become 1.7.0) has a transparent_exe option that makes this all
> even cleaner, without application specific knowledge.
> But the real problem reported by this thread has nothing to do with .exe
> magic after all. Rather, it had to do with a non-compliant implementation
> of open(O_CREAT|O_EXCL).
Ah. OK, thanks for the update, and all your hard work.
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