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73302Re: [patch] Win32: Can't cd to a symlink of a directory

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  • Ken Takata
    Sep 21, 2013

      2013/09/21 Sat 7:30:14 UTC+9 Ken Takata wrote:

      > This is caused by a bug(?) of VC10's stat(). VC's stat() behaves as follows:
      > VC8 or earlier: stat() doesn't support symlinks at all. It retrieves status
      > of a symlink itself.
      > VC10: stat() supports a symlink to a normal file, but it doesn't support a
      > symlink to a directory. It always returns an error for a symlink to a
      > directory.
      > VC11: stat() supports both types of symlinks. It retrieves status of a target.
      > (I don't know about VC9.)

      I checked the behavior of VC9's stat(). It was the same as VC8.
      I have updated comments in my patch.
      # If the comments are still wrong (including English), please fix them.

      Ken Takata

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