Inode number and file size problems in version 3.2.1

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Jul 7 08:50:58 GMT 2021


On Jul  6 11:53, Ken Brown via Cygwin wrote:
> [Please don't top-post on this list.  Thanks.]
> 
> On 7/6/2021 5:15 AM, Ruurd Beerstra wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I missed those question - sorry. This ping is the first I saw i response
> > to my question.
> 
> That was my guess and was the reason I added you to the CC on the ping and
> on this message.  (The custom on this list is *not* to do that.)
> 
> > The drive "i:" is a simple "subst":
> > 
> > C:\>subst
> > I:\: => C:\users\ruurd
> > 
> > C:\>
> > 
> > But, to my surprise, that actually causes the problem!  The
> > cygwin64.broken is the Cygwin version with the problem.
> > If I use the SUBST drive, I get the wrong dates, sizes and inodes. When
> > I use it directly, it is OK!
> 
> [...]
> 
> I think I see the commit that introduced this bug, and Corinna just reverted it.
> 
> > I'll try and use the snapshot this evening.
> 
> Or you could wait until Corinna has a chance to make a new snapshot that
> includes what I think is the fix.
> 
> Ken

Just creating one...


Corinna


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