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Date: Tue, 31 Aug 1999 09:57:52 +0300 (WET)
From: Andris Pavenis <pavenis AT lanet DOT lv>
To: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
cc: djgpp-workers AT delorie DOT com
Subject: Re: symlink() & is_v2_prog() question
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On Tue, 31 Aug 1999, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

> >        If we are going to support only part of functionality we have for
> >        example in Linux, then something will still stay broken and
> >        we'll still may have problems when running things that commes
> >        from Unix.
> 
> I don't think I understand this.  Can you please elaborate?
> 
For example if symlinks to directories (and operations with such):
	mkdir x1
	mkdir x1/x2
	ln -s x1/x2 y1
	touch y1/foo
and similar combinations does not work and configure script only checks
part of functionalty it can cause an attempt to use broken things later.

Andris

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