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Re: Bug in cvs cygwin1.dll ?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2002 5:59 PM
Subject: Re: Bug in cvs cygwin1.dll ?

> On Thu, Jun 27, 2002 at 05:49:14PM +0100, Chris January wrote:
> >> Here it is again, latest Cygwin on WinME.
> >> Traces attached as requested.
> >> Thanks for looking into this.
> >>
> >> Pierre
> >>
> >> ~: mount
> >> <snip>
> >> c: on /c type user (binmode,noumount)
> >> e: on /e type user (binmode,noumount)
> >> ~: strace -o mv_file_c mv ggg /c
> >> mv: cannot move `ggg' to `/c': File exists
> >> ~: strace -o mv_file_e mv ggg /e
> >> mv: cannot stat `/e': Permission denied
> >Try making the directories /c and /e.
> >i.e.:
> >mkdir /c
> >mkdir /e
> >
> >and then retry. Do you still have this problem?
> I don't think this is the problem.  This should actually be fixed in the
> latest snapshot.
Fair enough - my guess from the strace was that mv was stat'ing /c, finding
it not there (because the cygdrive prefix is set to / and Cygwin is taking
the directory listing of C:\Cygwin as authoritative for /) and trying to
copy the file ggg as /c. By making the directories, stat will succeed and
hopefully the file would be copied to the right location. I haven't actually
tested his test case with the latest snapshot, I was just going by the


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