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Re: links broken during a backup (not restore), need more info on how they work to fix & file bug with vendor
- From: "vapid vapid" <vapid at mindless dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 16 May 2008 18:02:38 -0500
- Subject: Re: links broken during a backup (not restore), need more info on how they work to fix & file bug with vendor
> >Just tell them that a backup program has no business clearing "read-only"
> >and "system" attributes on any files.
> I would actually expect that they probably are just reading the .lnk
> information and ignoring the cygwin bits. Even if they preserve the
> read-onlyness of the .lnk file, unless they preserve the file in its
> entirety it won't be recognized.
My issue was that they messed up my disk __during the backup__. I would
be more understanding if it was during the restore. There's no reason
for a backup program to modify my harddisk (unless it's keeping status
in its config/log directory). It should treat my disk as a read
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