CIFS symlinks on network share break Cygwin

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Feb 5 14:27:00 GMT 2008

On Feb  5 13:48, Dave Korn wrote:
> On 05 February 2008 13:35, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > What exactly happens with the perms?  Are you using CYGWIN=smbntsec?

you didn't answer my first question.  What exactly happens with the perms?
To what values are they set when creating a file?

>   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...?)

Shure, if the DLL has a usefull documented API and a programmer is
caring (or paid) enough to actually do it.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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