ssmtp-config fails on step 6

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Nov 22 10:28:14 GMT 2021

On Nov 20 17:26, Ken Brown via Cygwin wrote:
> On 11/19/2021 7:07 PM, Andrey Repin via Cygwin wrote:
> > alternatives is known to make links to nonexistent objects. While this is
> > possible on *NIX, you can only link to existing objects on Windows.
> You're talking about native Windows symlinks, not Cygwin symlinks.  The
> latter can point to nonexistent objects just as on *NIX.

In fact, Windows symlinks can easily be created as dangling symlinks
as well.  Try cmd's `mklink foo bar' with non-existent bar in developer
mode or an elevated shell.


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