Weird problem with relative symbolic links

Christopher Faylor
Tue Aug 28 21:44:00 GMT 2001

On Mon, Jul 23, 2001 at 05:09:20PM -0400, Jonathan Kamens wrote:
>With a cygwin1.dll built from the current CVS repository:
>I have a symbolic link named "scratch" in my root directory, pointing
>at "d/scratch".  When I'm not in the root directory, I can't type "ls
>/scratch/jik" and see the contents of /d/scratch/jik -- instead, I see
>"/scratch/jik: No such file or directory".  If I "cd /" and run the
>command again, it works.

I think I've fixed this problem.

>(Is my understanding correct that problems in the current CVS
>repository which don't exist in the "stable" release should be sent
>here rather than to

It's ok to report them here but I prefer that people in this mailing list
make some attempt, at least at tracking down and potentially fixing the

Sorry for the delay in responding.  This came in around the time that I
was on vacation and I missed it.


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