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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 35776] - amend FileUtils to properly handle cygwin symbolic links
Date Mon, 28 Aug 2006 14:28:10 GMT
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------- Additional Comments From gudnabrsam@yahoo.com  2006-08-28 14:28 -------
(In reply to comment #4)

> FWIW, one solution that would not involve modifying the JVM is a native method
> shipped with a DLL that's linked with Cygwin.  That way you can guarantee that
> any path conversion will invoke the genuine Cygwin functionality, so
> compatibility will not be an issue.

This sounds like an interesting project, but I personally don't have time to
attempt it given my laughable C-Fu and complete lack of knowledge of the cygwin
APIs.  I'm sure that when a patch implementing this solution is submitted it
will be given due consideration.

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