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Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2001 10:15:36 -0400
From: "Charles S. Wilson" <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu>
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Subject: Re: It's out there
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Christopher Faylor wrote:
> 
> On Sun, Apr 22, 2001 at 10:29:24PM +1000, Travis Howell wrote:
> >One minor problem, rm seems unable to delete symbolic links created by
> >cygwin 1.3.0-1
> >I guess fileutils needs an update. An example:
> >unknown AT CO3007967-A c:/A3D
> >$ rm eggdrop.exe
> >rm: cannot remove `eggdrop.exe': No such file or directory
> 
> Um, no.  That would be what we call in the industry, "a bug" in Cygwin.
> 
> It's a showstopper.

Have you reproduced this "bug", Chris?  I can't.

$ uname -a
CYGWIN_NT-5.0 KHELDAR 1.3.0(0.37/3/2) 2001-04-21 19:40 i686 unknown
$ mkdir foo
$ cd foo
$ touch bar
$ ls -l
total 0
-rw-rw-r--   1 cwilson   None          0 Apr 22 10:13 bar
$ ln -s bar baz
$ ls -l
total 1
-rw-rw-r--   1 cwilson   None          0 Apr 22 10:13 bar
lrwxrwxrwx   1 cwilson   None         86 Apr 22 10:14 baz -> bar
$ rm baz
$ ls -l
total 0
-rw-rw-r--   1 cwilson   None          0 Apr 22 10:13 bar

What's the problem?

--Chuck

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