Earnie Boyd
Fri Oct 25 12:52:00 GMT 2002

Wrong list, redirected.  Please remove cygwin-patches from the 
distribution in response.

Paul Johnston wrote:
> Hi,
> Windows has direct equivalents of some standard unix files: /etc/hosts,
> services, protocols, networks. It is helpful to have symbolic links from
> these files in /etc to the windows equivalents. A few weeks ago we
> talked about this on the main cygwin list. Some of us came up with this
> postinstall script, which has been tested and hardened against windows
> 95/98/ME and NT4/2000/XP (not been tested on NT 3.51). Under NT it works
> with both NTFS and FAT, and it works with strict_case=yes.
> I think it should go in the main cygwin package and install as
> /etc/postinstall/
> Paul

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