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symlinks show .exe
- From: Vincent Rivière <vincent dot riviere at freesbee dot fr>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 04 Oct 2009 14:21:56 +0200
- Subject: symlinks show .exe
I have just noticed the following behavior in Cygwin 1.5.25-15:
$ ln -s /bin/ls lls
$ ls -l lls
lrwxrwxrwx 1 vincent cygwin 11 Oct 4 14:13 lls -> /bin/ls.exe
I think the link target should not show the .exe
For example, if I make on Cygwin a tar archive containing symlinks to
well-known executables, it will not work as expected on other OS.
As Cygwin allows referring to executables with or without .exe, in any
context, it should be ok to remove that .exe in symlink targets.
Do you agree this is a bug and it should be fixed ?
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