native symlink support should fallback to default format if target missing

Christopher Faylor
Wed May 15 02:28:00 GMT 2013

On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 03:11:14PM -0600, James Gregurich wrote:
>> Ugh.  Please no.  Silently modifying the filesystem is rather surprising
>> behavior.  It gives the user no control.
>I'll repeat for emphasis...  You don't need to do that.  Just set the
>default form symlink and reply on a post-processing tool to update the
>symlink once the conditions are met.

Repetition is unnecessary.  Your points are simple and don't bear repeating.

More information about the Cygwin-developers mailing list