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Re: Issues encountered with new Cygwin version
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: Linda Walsh <cygwin at tlinx dot org>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2015 21:33:00 +0300
- Subject: Re: Issues encountered with new Cygwin version
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Greetings, Linda Walsh!
>>> > > > > I believe the target of the symlink should be "protocol" (i.e.
>>> How would that affect 'services'?
>> Sorry, you lost me. 'services' has 8 characters in the file name and so is
>> its symlink target; That shouldn't be an issue. Of the 4 symlinks under
>> /etc/ (i.e. networks, hosts, services, and protocols), only 'protocols'
>> exceeds the 8 character limit and hence the actual target file in
>> Windows/System32/drivers/etc/ is 'protocol'. NOTE: I'm talking about the
>> *target* file not the symlinks themselves, which are fine.
> Oops.. my bad -- don't know why I substituted services. However,
> weren't those files there for unix-subsystem support? Not sure:
> From this:
> (page 39) -- it says those files were specific to NT systems beginning with
> NT4.0, which used NTFS. I don't know if NT supported having the windows/system32
> directory on FAT]...
Read the help article about "convert" tool for more info.
> NT4 would have been the version before Windows 2000
With best regards,
Thursday, September 24, 2015 21:32:08
Sorry for my terrible english...
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