mingw utilties question

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Sat Apr 15 13:52:00 GMT 2000

On Sat, Apr 15, 2000 at 03:47:52PM -0500, Mumit Khan wrote:
>It'll choke on symlinks (it'll *try* to copy, but fails most of the time
>due to ordering issues in archives, something that is quite well known),
>and for hardlinks create real ones if it can or just copy if it can't
>(depending on underlying FS type).

Damn.  I forgot about symlinks.  We have to use a cygwin version of tar
if we want to use symlinks.  I'd rather not limit the installation right

I withdraw my request.

It is amazing that you've managed to get everything working with glibc
2.1.  Somehow I doubt that you'll be able to convince Ulrich to
incorporate any changes for this into the main sources though.  :-)


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