odd behavior of symlinks on Win XP SP2

Sven Köhler skoehler@upb.de
Mon Jan 17 22:08:00 GMT 2005

>>I suspect it's important in the longer term to track this down because they 
>>(MSFT) ~could~ make further changes down the road that break cygwin-created 
>>symlinks altogether (from the windoze perspective), which'd more than just 
> No, Microsoft is not going to break things so that cygwin's symlinks no
> longer operate.  Cygwin understands its own version of symlinks very well.

This comment is ridiculous. He clearly complained about MS-Software that 
cannot handle cygwin-created links, and you're talking about cygwin 
understand its own symlinks - well, think about it again.

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