symblinks problem

Chris Faylor
Mon Apr 24 08:18:00 GMT 2000

On Mon, Apr 24, 2000 at 02:23:30AM -0700, Matt wrote:
>On the 4/23/2000 snapshot, there seems to be inconsistency in following
>In /home/src/i586-pc-cygwin/winsup, there is a symblink from
>to ../.././winsup/ . When I 'vi' while the
>working directory is /home/sec/i586-pc-cygwin/winsup , it doesn't follow
>the symblink to the original file, it instead shows me the contents of the
>symblink: !<symlink>../.././winsup/
>An strace log is attached ('bash -c "vi"', where the cwd is
>the one mentioned above).

As far as I can tell from the strace, you aren't running a cygwin version
of 'vi'.


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