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Re: Link support on Windows

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-08-17 23:03:13 CEST

On Tue, 2004-08-17 at 16:01, Patrick Burleson wrote:
> Doesn't windows just call then Junctions instead?
>
> http://wiki.typo3.org/index.php/Symlinks_on_Windows

Junctions only exist in NTFS, not FAT. And they're basically
hard-links, not symbolic links.

"Shortcuts" are just ordinary files, interpreted by Explorer. They
don't exist at the filesystem level; they're documents of a particular
application.

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