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Re: Minor annoyance : symbolic links and Windows shortcuts
On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 02:37:29PM +0200, email@example.com wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I noticed this before, but since the solution is simple,
> > though a little bit annoying, I did not mention it.
> > I think this is also only an issue for people who use
> > cygwin from a shared drive, and the shared drive
> > comes from Samba, not native Windows.
> > Anyhow, I have to recreate manually all symbolic
> > links, and I have to delete all Windows shortcuts
> > from my directories, because they do not work.
> Can you elaborate on this? What means they "don't work"? I can create
> symlinks on my samba share fine and they also work so the above is not
> very useful information. Magic formula: "Simple testcase".
It would be helpful if Jurgen posted the output of getfacl on both the
working and the non-working links. I suspect this could be the same
problem as the one reported earlier, with shortcuts on SMB drives not
having the proper readonly attribute.
|\ _,,,---,,_ firstname.lastname@example.org
ZZZzz /,`.-'`' -. ;-;;,_ email@example.com
|,4- ) )-,_. ,\ ( `'-' Igor Pechtchanski, Ph.D.
'---''(_/--' `-'\_) fL a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-. Meow!
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