cygwin-1.7: mv appends .exe extension to .bat and .com files
Thu Oct 9 10:05:00 GMT 2008
On Oct 2 11:01, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Oct 1 09:27, Herb Maeder wrote:
> > With a fresh install of cygwin-1.7 on a vanilla Vista system, I see that
> > the 'mv' command appends a .exe extension to the destination file for any
> > source files that have a .bat or .com extensions.
> > To reproduce:
> > % mkdir foobar
> > % touch foo.bat
> > % mv foo.bat foobar
> > % ls foobar
> > foo.bat.exe
> > Same goes for .com files. And if a directory is moved any .bat or .com
> > files will be renamed to .bat.exe and .com.exe in the destination
> > directory. I see this with at least the cygwin-1.7.0-29 and and
> > cygwin-1.7.0-30 dlls.
> > A cygwin-1.5 install on Vista does not add the .exe extension.
> > I believe that this should be easily reproducible.
> It is. Thanks for the report. I'll look into this the next couple of
That should be fixed now in CVS.
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