gcc installation problem and solution

Christopher Faylor cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com
Tue Dec 28 19:11:00 GMT 2004


On Tue, Dec 28, 2004 at 08:08:45PM +0100, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>On Tue, Dec 28, 2004 at 06:56:32PM +0100, Gerrit P.  Haase wrote:
>>>There are two kinds of symlinks, Windows style (with .lnk ending) and
>>>pure Cygwin symlinks, binutils obviously contains Cygwin stlye
>>>symlinks.
>>
>>setup.exe only creates pure cygwin symlinks.  I suspect that the
>
>So symlinks included in the tarball are not simply restored in the same
>style they were generated / tarred?  Interesting.

tar is a unix utility.  Symlinks in tar files are stored as...
symlinks.  The creation of symlinks is handled by whatever is
interpreting the tar file.

cgf

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