.exe magic reloaded

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Sep 6 10:12:00 GMT 2010


On Sep  6 11:53, Al wrote:
> It does not:
> 
> > It does:
> >
> >  $ cd tmp
> >  $ mkdir dir1 dir2
> >  $ cp /bin/echo.exe dir1
> >  $ ln -s `pwd`/dir1/echo.exe dir2/echo
> >  $ ls -l dir*
> >  dir1:
> >  total 52
> >  -rwxr-xr-x 1 corinna vinschen 49166 2010-09-06 10:59 echo.exe
> >
> >  dir2:
> >  total 1
> >  lrwxrwxrwx 1 corinna vinschen 31 2010-09-06 11:00 echo -> /home/corinna/tmp/dir1/echo.exe
> >  $ dir2/echo hello
> >  hello
> >  $ /home/corinna/tmp/dir2/echo hello
> >  hello
> >
> 
> $ /home/corinna/tmp/dir2/echo.exe hello
> bash: /home/corinna/tmp/dir2/echo.exe: No such file or directory
> 
> That's what Perls "Configure" does. Still the magic works only in the
> target directory, but not on the level of the symlink itself.

Uh, I see.  That's a bug in perl's Configure.  It shouldn't use the
.exe suffix at all.


Corinna

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