Problems with patch

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Jun 27 11:29:00 GMT 2013

On Jun 27 13:49, Alexey Pavlov wrote:
> 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".

This is by design.  .exe files are handled by Cygwin as if they don't
have a .exe suffix in all circumstances, no matter what.  This has been
discussed already on this list in past.


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