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Re: bug with touch t/
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2008 19:36:40 +0100
- Subject: Re: bug with touch t/
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Mar 4 21:47, Eric Blake wrote:
> According to POSIX (and as implemented on Linux):
> $ rm -Rf t
> $ touch t/
> touch: setting times of `t/': No such file or directory
> $ : > t/
> t/: Is a directory.
> The ENOENT failure is correct, since you are using the syntax to open (or
> create) a directory but are not going through mkdir. However, on cygwin, both
> commands mistakenly create the regular file 't'. This is also an issue with
> touch 't\'
> which likewise mistakenly creates the regular file 't' by treating \ as an
> alternate directory separator - as a result, the current git checkout of
> autoconf is triggering spurious failures when testing whether the file system
> supports \ embedded in file names rather than as directory separators.
Should be fixed in the new 1.5.25-11 test release.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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