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Re: Creating a file within Cygwin with setting SYSTEM attribute
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 29 Aug 2010 00:21:52 -0400
- Subject: Re: Creating a file within Cygwin with setting SYSTEM attribute
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Sat, Aug 28, 2010 at 08:50:46PM -0400, Paul McFerrin wrote:
>I have access to cpio sources that I would like to add support for
>copying/creating Cygwin's symbolic links. At present, any files I
>create would be as regular files. Any hints as how I would set this
>attribute so I could create these symbolic links. Does setting _IFLNK
>in the mode automatically perform setting SYSTEM attribute?
If Cygwin's cpio didn't create symbolic links then there would be
something seriously wrong with it. As it turns out, it *does* work as
expected so, if you're not seeing the correct behavior, then you're
probably not running using the Cygwin version of cpio.
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