Wed Apr 18 18:40:47 JST 2018
> From: Ran Shalit <ransh****@gmail*****> > Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:36:14 +0300 > Cc: MinGW Users List <mingw****@lists*****> > > > For each such symlink, copy the original into the destination. That's > > a bit of a hassle to do manually, if there are a lot of those (there > > are more than 70 in this tarball), but you could produce a script for > > doing that by editing the output of "bsdtar -tvf": find lines that say > > "foo -> bar", then edit them into something like "xcopy bar foo". > > Then run the script. Actually, since the files use forward slashes, it is better to use 'cp', not 'xcopy' (assuming you have the ported Coreutils installed). > I am just wandering if this is the simplest way to do it. I mean, > probably I'm not the first to extract Mingw linaro toolchain in > windows. Symlinks in archives are a problem on Windows, but maybe someone else here will have a better solution. Cygwin might be one such solution.