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Re: problem with symbolic links across filesystems
- To: gnu-win32 at cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: problem with symbolic links across filesystems
- From: cgf at cygnus dot com (Christopher G. Faylor)
- Date: 21 Aug 1998 20:44:11 GMT
- Newsgroups: cygnus.gnu-win32
- Organization: Cygnus Solutions
- References: <9808200939.ZM2327.email@example.com>
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In article <9808200939.ZM2327.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
ChadyS <email@example.com> wrote:
>I have recently started working with the b19.1 version of the cygwin32 tools,
>and I am very much interested in using the symbolic link capability. I have
>found a problem using symbolic links across filesystems.
>Here is the setup:
>ln -s d:/da/db c:/ca/cb
>If you are in /ca, you can cd to cb without problems.
>You can't, however, cd to /ca/cb. The problem is realpath shows the following
>path for /ca/cb: /ca/d:/da/db
Use the cygwin nomenclature for referencing disks devices:
ln -s //d/da/db //c/ca/cb
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