Symbolic links & RCS
Tue Nov 9 14:22:00 GMT 1999
Please send the output of `cygcheck vim.exe' and `cygcheck ci.exe' pasted in
--- AndrÃÂ©_Oliveira_da_Costa <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> is the symbolic link system of CYGWIN full-compliant with its UNIX
> counterpart? For example: if I link a RCS dir to another place, 'ls', 'cd'
> and 'cp' work fine, but 'vim' doesn't (it says I'm editing a new file if I
> try to edit a file which _is_ in the RCS dir). RCS tools (ci, rlog, rcsdiff)
> don't work either, as you can see by the output reproduced below:
> [ /cade/Weather\ Channel/src ] ls -l RCS
> lrw-r--r-- 1 544 everyone 43 Nov 9 18:03 RCS ->
> u://cade/Weather Channel/src/RCS/
> [ /cade/Weather\ Channel/src ] ls -lL RCS
> total 4
> -r--r--r-- 1 1296 everyone 7462 Nov 8 20:23 genhtml.c,v
> [ /cade/Weather\ Channel/src ] rcsdiff genhtml.c
> rcsdiff: RCS/genhtml.c,v: No such file or directory
> [ /cade/Weather\ Channel/src ] rlog !$
> rlog genhtml.c
> rlog: RCS/genhtml.c,v: No such file or directory
> I went through the FAQ at CYGWIN website, but couldn't find an answer. I
> really hope this is due to something I overlooked, because this is the only
> flaw I noticed on the behavior of CYGWIN tools (and I need these tools very
> bad, because they help keeping my sanity after being forced to switch from
> UNIX to NT =T )
> Any help would be much appreciated. Please reply to mail email address also,
> because I don't check this list often.
> AndrÃÂ© Oliveira da Costa
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