bash: cd: /cygdrive/w: Too many levels of symbolic links

Takashi Yano takashi.yano@nifty.ne.jp
Fri Apr 29 23:09:04 GMT 2022


On Fri, 29 Apr 2022 14:21:01 -0500
Wes Barris wrote:
> For the past couple of months the latest versions of cygwin produce this error 
> when attempting to reference a network drive.  There have been a couple of other 
> threads reporting this and talk about patches.  Is there a fix coming for this 
> in the production version of cygwin?
> 
> $ cd /cygdrive/w
> bash: cd: /cygdrive/w: Too many levels of symbolic links
> $ mount
> C:/cygwin64/bin on /usr/bin type ntfs (binary,auto)
> C:/cygwin64/lib on /usr/lib type ntfs (binary,auto)
> C:/cygwin64 on / type ntfs (binary,auto)
> C: on /cygdrive/c type ntfs (binary,noacl,posix=0,user,noumount,auto)
> D: on /cygdrive/d type ntfs (binary,noacl,posix=0,user,noumount,auto)
> M: on /cygdrive/m type ntfs (binary,noacl,posix=0,user,noumount,auto)
> P: on /cygdrive/p type ntfs (binary,noacl,posix=0,user,noumount,auto)
> S: on /cygdrive/s type ntfs (binary,noacl,posix=0,user,noumount,auto)
> V: on /cygdrive/v type ntfs (binary,noacl,posix=0,user,noumount,auto)
> W: on /cygdrive/w type ntfs (binary,noacl,posix=0,user,noumount,auto)

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


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