Fish shell fails with PermissionDenied on rename file, if Cygwin home directory is a Junction.

cyg Simple cygsimple@gmail.com
Tue Sep 11 12:46:00 GMT 2018


On 9/10/2018 12:06 PM, Andrew Schulman wrote:
>> This report originates from a ticket created on Fish Github account here: https://github.com/fish-shell/fish-shell/issues/2590
>> The issue is, that for some reason, running fish shell fails with PermissionDenied error if the home directory is a Windows Junction.
> 
> Unfortunately I don't know how to help with this. fish works fine except in
> this case where the directory ~/.config/fish is somewhere under a Windows
> junction. Since I don't know how to solve that, I asked Marcin to report
> the problem here.
> 

A windows `junction` and not a `symlink`?  They're not the same thing.
If you truly mean `junction` then the issue is yours to fix.

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