B20: mv deletes files on error (NT)
Wed Mar 31 19:45:00 GMT 1999
Earnie Boyd wrote:
> No, it's a feature. Thanks to M$ the filenames are case insensitive.
> As for the renaming of the files from Upper to lower to begin with, can you do
> it again? Does it happen all the time? If so, supply the output of `cygpath -s
> -v -r' (pasted in the mail) and a test case showing exactly the commands you
> used to move the files.
Very sorry for the sketchy details of the bug report; I was in a
to rewrite some lost code.
When I next boot into NT (it will be a few days), I'll provide the
cygpath -s -v -r. (This was clearly stated in the bug reporting page; I
neglected to follow all the instructions.) I'll also try the latest
to see if this fixes things.
As another reader noticed, the problem occurs with a Samba share, if
helps in the interim. I did check the Samba source (2.0.3), and did not
see any errors therein. I can only repeat this problem through an NT
share using Cygwin. (Cmd works fine, believe it or not.)
When I get some free time (when? ha.) I'd like to pitch in and track
one down; I believe it's in Cygwin, though it's origin is ultimately in
Thanks to all for your hard work.
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