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Re: Symlink on Win32

From: Marc Haisenko <haisenko_at_webport.de>
Date: 2005-06-23 15:15:56 CEST

On Thursday 23 June 2005 14:17, Branko Čibej wrote:
> Junctions do not behave like symlinks: a) they always use absolute
> paths; b) they only work for directories, not for files; c) 99.9% of
> Windows apps are not aware that junctions even exist.

AFAIK d) they only work on one drive, so you can't make a junction to a
directory on another drive (I'm not sure about this...)

Anyways, this really should go into the FAQ... as well as "How do I
pretty-print source files on commit and why is it a really bad idea".

Marc Haisenko
Webport IT-Services GmbH
mailto: haisenko@webport.de
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