Deleting a directory with the same name as a shortcut deletes everything in CWD
Tue Aug 9 20:11:38 GMT 2022
On 8/9/2022 4:01 PM, Oskar Skog wrote:
> On 2022-08-09 22:52, Ken Brown wrote:
>> I think the best fix is to set res = 0 at the beginning of the loop and to
>> remove a "res = -1" that occurs later. I've sent a patch to cygwin-patches.
> From https://cygwin.com/pipermail/cygwin-patches/2022q3/011994.html
> > Currently it is possible for symlink_info::check to return -1 in case
> > we're searching for foo and find foo.lnk that is not a shortcut.
> Does it matter that it is *not* a shortcut for this patch to work?
> I first experienced this issue using an actual shortcut, but simplified
> the reproduction code.
> mkshortcut -n Foo.lnk ... -> touch Foo.lnk
It still works. I'll fix the commit message. [The code in question is actually
checking whether foo.lnk is a shortcut that Cygwin treats as a symlink.]
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