native symlink

Charles Wilson
Mon May 13 15:12:00 GMT 2013

On 5/13/2013 11:00 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Apr 26 16:39, James Gregurich wrote:
>> I had one of my guys test the work this morning. The creation of
>> symlinks works fine. Did you implement a utility that can convert an
>> existing cygwin symlink to native form?
> This can easily be accomplished by a script, utilizing readlink(1) and
> ln(1).

Well, if the he wants to convert to a *native* link, then he'd use 
winln(1) from cygutils rather than ln(1). But the larger point remains: 
this conversion can be done from a script.


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