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From: Chris Faylor <cgf AT cygnus DOT com>
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2000 11:18:11 -0400
To: cygwin-developers AT sourceware DOT cygnus DOT com
Subject: Re: symblinks problem
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In-Reply-To: <Pine.NEB.4.10.10004240124160.12135-101000@cesium.clock.org>; from matt@use.net on Mon, Apr 24, 2000 at 02:23:30AM -0700

On Mon, Apr 24, 2000 at 02:23:30AM -0700, Matt wrote:
>On the 4/23/2000 snapshot, there seems to be inconsistency in following
>symblinks.
>
>In /home/src/i586-pc-cygwin/winsup, there is a symblink from configure.in
>to ../.././winsup/configure.in . When I 'vi configure.in' while the
>working directory is /home/sec/i586-pc-cygwin/winsup , it doesn't follow
>the symblink to the original file, it instead shows me the contents of the
>symblink: !<symlink>../.././winsup/configure.in
>
>An strace log is attached ('bash -c "vi configure.in"', where the cwd is
>the one mentioned above).

As far as I can tell from the strace, you aren't running a cygwin version
of 'vi'.

cgf

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