cygport dropping *.exe links

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Aug 15 15:16:00 GMT 2014


On Aug 15 16:47, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> On 15/08/2014 13:26, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> >Hi Yaakov,
> >I just noted a strange effect
> >
> 
> >Is it possible that latest binutils update is fooling cygport ?
> >In the past, it seems they were renamed ( mpirun.exe to mpirun)
> >
> 
> looking further, it seems not a cygport issue at all
> 
> $ touch a.exe
> $ ln -s a.exe b.exe
>  $ ls -l
> total 1
> -rw-r--r-- 1 marco Administrators 0 Aug 15 16:41 a.exe
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 marco Administrators 5 Aug 15 16:41 b.exe -> a.exe
> 
> $ mv b.exe b
> $ ls -l
> total 0
> -rw-r--r-- 1 marco Administrators 0 Aug 15 16:41 a.exe

Looks like a bug in coreutils 8.23.  This works fine in coreutils-8.15.

Eric?


Corinna

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