odd behavior of symlinks on Win XP

Igor Pechtchanski pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Sun Feb 6 09:39:00 GMT 2005


On Thu, 3 Feb 2005, Jeff.Hodges wrote:

> > On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 11:43:04AM -0800, Jeff.Hodges wrote:
> > >> On Jan 31 12:25, Jeff.Hodges wrote:
> > >> > corinna-cygwin said:
> > >> > > There's a patch in current Cygwin CVS which should solve the icon
> > >> > > problem.
> > >> >
> > >> > Super. Tho, will fixing "the icon problem" also fix the behavior
> > >> > dichotomy between Explorer and Open/Save dialogs (which I noted
> > >> > in my original posting in this thread)?
> > >>
> > >> Yes.
> > >
> > >Great, thanks :)
> > >
> > >When might this find it's way into the setup.exe install?
> >
> > Some time in the next year, for sure.
>
> it'd be helpful to know in which package the cygwin symlink
> functionality is materialized in, so as to watch for appropriate update
> announcement(s). I suspect it's embodied at least in both coreutils and
> cygwin1.dll, but am not sure.
>
> might somone endeavor to answer this? thanks,

It's all contained in a nifty little package called "cygwin".  Be sure to
watch for updates on this one (or try a snapshot).
	Igor
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