1.7: Basic file operations fail on network shares provided by Tru64 Advanced Server

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Aug 24 16:59:00 GMT 2010

On Aug 24 18:08, Heinz Werner Kramski wrote:
> Am 24.08.2010 14:21, schrieb Corinna Vinschen:
> >I prepared three test DLLs which all request another set of access
> >rights:
> >
> >   http://cygwin.de/cygwin-ug-177/cygwin1-test1.dll.bz2
> >   (md5sum 29c3d46465113e69922938a65f693c61)
> >
> >   http://cygwin.de/cygwin-ug-177/cygwin1-test2.dll.bz2
> >   (md5sum 8e2facf7fc0641f130a2ed2b69c5665a)
> >
> >   http://cygwin.de/cygwin-ug-177/cygwin1-test3.dll.bz2
> >   (md5sum c3b52a03d47fc068b5915a95710723b3)
> >
> >Would you mind to test all three and report back?
> Good news: mv works with test2 (but fails with test1 and test3).
> Thanks a lot!

Good news, indeed.

> RCS now works again (also in Windows Emacs), and so does a ~ 1300
> lines script I'm currently working on. Is it safe to use this
> cygwin1-test2.dll for serious work? We are just preparing a new
> master image for several PCs and would like to include a working
> Cygwin 1.7.

Please wait.  I was hoping that you could test a little bit further.
I prepared another DLL, which is very close to the "real" thing.
There's another flag which I have to know if it's required or not.

  (md5sum 889a86df2c2aafd010249b27bf10f411)

If it works, we're finished.  If not, we probably need just one more

In the meantime, can you send the output of `mount' to this list?
I would like to make sure that the drives are really recognized as

As for the ihash issue, after giving this some thought I tend to keep it
as it is, so you will have to use it on your Tru64 drives.  At least for
the next Cygwin release 1.7.7.  If it's getting too awkward at some
point, we can discuss this again.

Thanks in advance,

Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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