You were right, Earnie, MinGW-3.2.0rc did not resolve the issue.  I know that MinGW is not Cygwin, but this problem was apparently fixed there:

Would it be possible for that fix to be ported to MinGW?  I don't know if MinGW normally tracks Cygwin changes or not.

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> I doubt that the
> MinGW-3.2.0 tarball will resolve the issue as it has nothing
> MSYS related.