Cannot create a native symlink in not current directory

Пётр Б.
Sun May 10 23:34:00 GMT 2015

ln -s x y

Everything works.

ln -s x ../y

>ln: failed to create symbolic link ‘../y’: No such file or directory

Now it is interesting. WHAT IS THIS. Am I not getting something?

Same command works perfectly with non-native links.

CYGWIN_NT-6.1 USER 2.0.1(0.287/5/3) 2015-04-30 18:15 x86_64 Cygwin
CYGWIN="wincmdln winsymlinks:nativestrict"

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