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Re: 'svn ln'? (was Re: let's kill svn:externals)

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2003-07-23 22:57:58 CEST

----- Original Message -----
From: <pll@lanminds.com>

> It's been discussed before, the real problem seems to be how to
> implement symlinks in a portable way. Basically, UNIX (and it's
> variants/derivatives) is the only platform where the concept of
> symlinks really exists. Windows has "shortcuts", but they're not at
> all the same as symlinks (AFAIK). Then, there's MacOS. I don't know

Windows has, besides the shortcuts, also something called "hardlinks". But
only on NTFS formatted harddisk - FAT doesn't support that feature.


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