Problems with nfs

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Apr 25 08:02:00 GMT 2012


On Apr 25 11:46, Fedin Pavel wrote:
> On 25.04.2012 11:14, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >Cygwin understands NFS symlinks just fine, and when it creates symlinks
> >on NFS, these are *real* symlinks, not Cygwin-type fake symlinks.  When
> >it recognizes SFU NFS shares, it uses special functionality provided by
> >the SFU NFS driver to read and create symlinks and to access file
> >metadata on these shares.
> 
>  Wow, i didn't know, sorry. To tell the truth i didn't know that SFU
> code will provide these functions. I suggested it's just enough for
> Windows' own needs.

Think of the SFU POSIX layer, formerly called Interix.


Corinna

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