Long file names not working in cygwin-1.7.0-48

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Fri May 29 21:27:00 GMT 2009

On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 03:48:39PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 12:27:57PM -0700, jpa wrote:
>>Thanks for testing.  I can't tell what's different about my cwrsync
>>config so I strace'd a test mkdir with a period using a 1.7.0-48 and
>>snapshot cygwin dll and looked for differences.  I found several
>>differences where a \ was at the end of some lines where it wasn't in
>>the successfull pass.
>I wasn't asking for strace output.  If I had asked for it, I would not
>have asked you to use your judgement to snip it because no one EVER
>finds the right things to snip or provides the right information at
>first.  This was no exception.
>Again, if you can show me how to duplicate the problem in a standard
>cygwin installation with just the new snapshot, I'll look into it.

I took a look at my late night patches and saw a couple of potential
problems so I rewrote things and created a new snapshot.

Please let me know if that works any better.  I still can't duplicate
your reported behavior however.


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