Re: git 0.99.7b doesn't build on Cygwin

From: H. Peter Anvin <>
Date: 2005-09-27 08:15:17
Davide Libenzi wrote:
>> Except that Cygwin uses them transparently, so if you do open() and 
>> read() under Cygwin they work as expected.
> With Cygwin you don't even need .lnk files, since it already supports 
> all the Unix symlinks APIs/cmds. The discussion born thinking about a 
> native Win32 interface, w/out the Cygwin crud in it.

Cygwin symbolic links are implemented as .lnk files on the underlying 
filesystem was my point.

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