"ls -la /dev" fails to write output

Takashi Yano takashi.yano@nifty.ne.jp
Sun May 17 02:38:05 GMT 2020

On Sat, 16 May 2020 21:46:54 +0200
Kacper Michajlow via Cygwin <cygwin@cygwin.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 16 May 2020 at 21:04, Takashi Yano <takashi.yano@nifty.ne.jp> wrote:
> > I cannot reproduce your problem. Could you please provide
> > step by step procedure to reproduce your problem?
> I though I lost it, because indeed there is prerequisite. It fails when
> there is at least one pty allocated.
> STR:
> 1. Open mintty (will allocate pty)
> 2. Open cmd with Cygwin's bash
> 3. ls -la /dev will fail in cmd.

Thanks for the report. The problem does not occur in
cygwin 3.1.4, but occurs in the current git head.

I have just submit a patch for this issue.

Takashi Yano <takashi.yano@nifty.ne.jp>

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