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Re: [bulk] - PLEASE TEST YOUR FS (was Re: 1.7.1: cvs version built in is unstable)
On Apr 8 07:41, DEWI - N. Zacharias wrote:
> Hi ,
> > Von: Corinna Vinschen [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Gesendet: Mittwoch, 7. April 2010 19:27
> > An: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Betreff: [bulk] - PLEASE TEST YOUR FS (was Re: 1.7.1: cvs version built in is
> > unstable)
> > Can anybody reproduce this problem with trailing dots and spaces in
> > filenames on other filesytems than netapp?
> > It would be quite helpful to get feedback from people using filesystems
> > which are recognized by Cygwin as nwfs, unixfs, mvfs, or cifs.
> on a Novell Network drive
> $ echo bal > foo.
> bash: foo.: No such file or directory
> $ echo bal > foo
> $ ls -al foo
> -rw-r--r-- 1 n-zacharias Kein 5 2010-04-08 07:37 foo
Thanks, so we have to add NWFS to the list as well.
Oh well. These filename-crippled filesystems are really a chicken/egg
problem, codewise. On one hand Cygwin can't open the files and gets an
ENOENT kind of error from NT, on the other hand Cygwin needs the open
file handle to get information about the underlying filesystem. I'm not
sure yet how to solve this problem.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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