Problem with relative path containing nonexisting directory

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@freemail.ru
Thu Mar 14 14:50:00 GMT 2013


Greetings, Jacob Kroon!

> I'm having problems compiling EGLIBC in Cygwin. I think the reason is
> the following:

> Doing "ls foobar/../" in a Cygwin terminal, where the directory
> "foobar" does _not_ exist, still returns a valid file listing of the
> current path.

> Doing the same operation in Fedora, ls will print "No such file or directory".

> Is this a bug in Cygwin ? Is there a configure option to enable the
> Fedora-behaviour ?

This is a known issue with Cygwin path handling. Look in archives for an
in-depth explanation.

> Please CC me as I'm not a subscriber to the list.

You're supposed to subscribe, if you intend to receive replies.


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WBR,
Andrey Repin (anrdaemon@freemail.ru) 14.03.2013, <18:45>

Sorry for my terrible english...


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