Native symlinks and setup.exe

Sat Oct 1 21:56:00 GMT 2016

On 1.10.2016 17:52, Gene Pavlovsky wrote:
> Before running setup.exe I've set the system env var CYGWIN=winsymlinks:native
> After that I ran setup-x86_64.exe and installed cygwin64.
> The symlinks to .exe files in bin, created by setup, are not native
> symlinks, they are cygwin symlinks. Apparently, setup doesn't honor
> the winsymlinks:native CYGWIN option. Is that intended (why?) or a
> bug?

Hi Gene,

IMHO CYGWIN variable controls Cygwin behavior, but setup is native 
Windows app.
What You are describing is expected behavior.


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