Cannot access system32 directory from 32 bit cygwin after the commit 456c3a46
Wed Apr 21 14:58:16 GMT 2021
Greetings, Corinna Vinschen via Cygwin!
> On Apr 21 12:04, Takashi Yano via Cygwin wrote:
>> Hi Corinna,
>> I noticed the problem that /cygdrive/c/Windows/System32 directory
>> can be no longer accessed from 32 bit cygwin (WOW64) after the
> The problem here is the File System Redirector,
> This thing is really a problem because it break every, otherwise
> sane assumption. Hmm, bummer. I need some time to think about
> a solution here.
As far as I'm aware, it can be disabled on application request.
I know at least one 32-bit application (Far Manager) that works through
redirector, but it might not be as easy for a library.
>> commit 456c3a46386f38887407603b2c64b7f63a4871c5
>> Author: Corinna Vinschen <email@example.com>
>> Date: Mon Apr 19 14:49:14 2021 +0200
>> Cygwin: path_conv: Try to handle native symlinks more sanely
>> For local paths, add a check if the inner path components contain native
>> symlinks or junctions. Compare the incoming path with the path returned
>> by NtQueryInformationFile(FileNameInformation). If they differ, there
>> must be at least one native symlink or junction in the path. If so,
>> treat the currently evaluated file as non-existant. This forces
>> path_conv::check to backtrack inner path components until we eliminated
>> all native symlinks or junctions and have a normalized path.
>> Signed-off-by: Corinna Vinschen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Reverting this commit resolves the issue.
>> 64 bit cygwin does not seem to be affected. Could you please
>> have a look?
With best regards,
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 17:54:23
Sorry for my terrible english...
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