Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Tue Mar 2 18:45:00 GMT 2010

On Tue, Mar 02, 2010 at 07:26:52PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Mar  2 13:20, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>I've been trying to pay attention to that issue but I don't really
>>understand it.  Do we have a simple test cause which causes the
>Yes, the script David sent in the latest mail in the thread.  But how
>do you differe between a situation in which a file foo is renamed to
>bar and the user does not want to add the .exe suffix (svn), and the
>situation in which foo is renamed to bar and the .exe suffix should be
>added (strip)?  I'm at a loss.

Ah, thanks.  I see the script now.  But it just demonstrates Cygwin
working as planned.

The only thing I can think of is to provide an api for telling Cygwin
not to do any magic when renaming.  Either that or provide another
version of rename and friends.

Neither is something for 1.7.2, I think.


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