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Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2000 18:32:21 -0400
From: "'Chris Faylor'" <cgf AT cygnus DOT com>
To: "Fifer, Eric" <EFifer AT sanwaint DOT com>
Cc: "'cygwin-developers AT sourceware DOT cygnus DOT com'" <cygwin-developers AT sourceware DOT cygnus DOT com>
Subject: Re: lstat() and implied .exe extension
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In-Reply-To: <779F20BCCE5AD31186A50008C75D997917170F@SILLDN_MAIL1>; from EFifer@sanwaint.com on Thu, Apr 13, 2000 at 01:30:40PM +0100

On Thu, Apr 13, 2000 at 01:30:40PM +0100, Fifer, Eric wrote:
>
>Chris,
>
>Your fix goes a little too far.  Now lstat() doesn't seem
>to respect SYMLINK_NOFOLLOW and behaves just like stat().

Actually, it looks like I broke this sometime ago.

Anyway, I've reworked some of the interplay between symlink_check_one
and path_conv.  It seems to work now but I'm always nervous when I
make a change to such a low level function.

cgf

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