cygport dropping *.exe links

Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Mon Sep 1 08:52:00 GMT 2014


On 15/08/2014 19:02, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 08/15/2014 09:16 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> On Aug 15 16:47, Marco Atzeri wrote:
>>> On 15/08/2014 13:26, Marco Atzeri wrote:

>>> looking further, it seems not a cygport issue at all
>>>
>>> $ touch a.exe
>>> $ ln -s a.exe b.exe
>>>   $ ls -l
>>> total 1
>>> -rw-r--r-- 1 marco Administrators 0 Aug 15 16:41 a.exe
>>> lrwxrwxrwx 1 marco Administrators 5 Aug 15 16:41 b.exe -> a.exe
>>>
>>> $ mv b.exe b
>>> $ ls -l
>>> total 0
>>> -rw-r--r-- 1 marco Administrators 0 Aug 15 16:41 a.exe
>>
>> Looks like a bug in coreutils 8.23.  This works fine in coreutils-8.15.
>>
>> Eric?
>
> Yep, I'm investigating.  :(
>

Any news ?
It hit me again on cyport last update and I was forced to re-implement
a workaround patch.


Marco

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