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Re: Bug: Renaming of symlinks create invalid commits

From: Klaus Rennecke <kre_at_tigris.org>
Date: 2004-07-10 14:13:03 CEST

Ben Reser wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 06, 2004 at 08:17:17AM +0200, Marc Haesen wrote:
>>[...] Are there
>>any plans in supporting symbolic links on the windows platform (if the
>>ntfs file system is used) in the (near) future ?
>[...]
> Seriously is there a sane way of supporting these? They can only point
> to directories. They only work on NTFS. Looks like a huge heap of very
> platform specific code.
>

On top of that, AFAIK there can only be one x->y junction for each given
x. You can create another y->z, but x->z' is impossible.

Actually, it's a completely different concept with only slightly similar
semantics to symlinks.

/Klaus

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