Problems with Cygwin symlinks on a TrueCrypt volume

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Dec 19 15:07:00 GMT 2013

On Dec 19 15:53, Dr Rainer Woitok wrote:
> Corinna,
> On Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:53:33 +0100 you wrote:
> > ...
> > Apart from that, there's a chance that this is a problem not related
> > to Cygwin's usage of a transaction on a TrueCrypt volume in the first
> > place.  Can you try the workaround from
> > and see if that fixes the issue
> > with the release Cygwin DLL 1.7.27?
> I  just  did,  I opened   "cmd.exe" :-(ugh)-:,  removed the "*.blf"  and
> "*.regtrans-ms" files as  requested,  and then rebooted.  But it did NOT
> (repeat _NOT_) solve the problem.   And,  to be honest, any other result
> would have greatly  surprised me, because I never  yet did a  System Re-
> store on my Windows system and I _CAN_ install  Windows updates and hot-
> fixes.  So  I'm again back  to your patched DLL and  it is still working
> great ... :-)

Thanks for testing and your feedback!  So I take it that I should not
back out the patch again ;)


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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