Problems with archiver "ar"
Thu Sep 28 13:08:00 GMT 2006
On Thu, 28 Sep 2006, Eric Blake wrote:
> According to Frank Illenseer on 9/28/2006 5:34 AM:
> > $ which sh
> > /usr/bin/sh
> > $ ll /usr/bin/sh
> > lrwxrwxrwx 1 illenseer Kein 8 Jul 20 2005 /usr/bin/sh -> bash.exe
> While cygwin doesn't mind a symlink, they won't work if you try to use
> sh from cmd.com, which is why the bash postinstall script does a copy
> instead of a symlink. And naming a symlink sh when it points to
> bash.exe is a bit confusing; the postinstall script names the copy
> sh.exe. Hmm, we still don't have cygcheck patched to resolve symlinks.
Mea culpa. I was supposed to send out a new patch, and didn't for some
reason. It's sent now -- hopefully it's in order.
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