CIFS symlinks on network share break Cygwin

Dave Korn
Tue Feb 5 13:48:00 GMT 2008

On 05 February 2008 13:35, Corinna Vinschen wrote:

> What exactly happens with the perms?  Are you using CYGWIN=smbntsec?

  Yep, and it doesn't help.  It's solely down to the secureshare stuff not
presenting through the standard NT api; it's only visible by using the shell
extension dll.

  (... which makes me wonder, could we possibly leverage that to do some
useful work for us in these situations...?)

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