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Re: how to check in a symlink?

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2004-04-06 04:41:41 CEST

Adam Gibson wrote:
> Windows 2000 and XP can junction across partitions(like symlinks but
> only on directories). Windows explorer identifies the junctions as a
> JUNCTION in the detailed view.

We weren't talking about junctions, we were talking about hardlinks (a second
entry in the NTFS directory table pointing to the same filesystem entry). They
have been available since NT4 I believe, but typically only using ResKit tools
(and probably system calls).


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