Problem with relative path containing nonexisting directory

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Mar 14 13:48:00 GMT 2013

On Mar 14 13:19, Jacob Kroon wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having problems compiling EGLIBC in Cygwin. I think the reason is
> the following:
> Doing "ls foobar/../" in a Cygwin terminal, where the directory
> "foobar" does _not_ exist, still returns a valid file listing of the
> current path.
> Doing the same operation in Fedora, ls will print "No such file or directory".
> Is this a bug in Cygwin ? Is there a configure option to enable the
> Fedora-behaviour ?
> Please CC me as I'm not a subscriber to the list.

Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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