Problems with patch

Earnie Boyd earnie@users.sourceforge.net
Thu Jun 27 11:21:00 GMT 2013


On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 7:13 AM, marco atzeri wrote:
> Il 6/27/2013 12:49 PM, Alexey Pavlov ha scritto:
>
>> Prereq:
>> Having two files with the same name in directory. One file without
>> extension, second with ".exe". For example: "configure" and
>> "configure.exe".
>> I want patch "configure".
>> During patch Cygwin delete "configure.exe" and I have only "configure".
>>
>> Regards,
>> Alexey.
>
>
> Alexey,
> do not use two files in the same directory with and
> without ".exe" extension
>

Regardless, Cygwin should not go deleting the .exe when the basename
file exists.  A work-around may be to append a '.' character to the
end of the file name.  I've used this method in the past but have not
tested it with recent Cygwin's.

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