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Can't create symbolic links in child directories




This works:

> touch a
> ln -s a b

This no longer works:

> touch a
> mkdir b
> ln -s a b/c

Error:

ln: failed to create symbolic link 'b/c': No such file or directory

My CYGWIN environment is also configured using "winsymlinks:nativestrict".

I am running the following version (updated today):

CYGWIN_NT-10.0-WOW WORKSTATION 3.0.5(0.338/5/3) 2019-03-31 11:22 i686 Cygwin

I cannot confirm at which point this bug appeared as I updated from some version prior to 3.0. I am reasonably certain that this has worked before as I use symbolic links often.


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