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RE: Re: Symbolic Links on Windows Platform

From: <Nick_Gianakas_at_sybari.com>
Date: 2005-01-19 18:41:13 CET

> The problem with most Windows shortcuts is that they're very sensitive
> to the machine they were created on and the user who created them, so
> although I would expect that they'd work fine on the same machine they
> were created on, I'd have doubts that they'd work in a working copy
> created on another machine or by another user. This isn't a
> Subversion problem per se - if you transfer a shortcut to someone
> else's machine using other mechanisms (file copy, email, whatever),
> there's a good chance it won't work either.
FYI: Junctions only work on local NTFS partitions. If you try to use a
junction to link a network resource, it doesn't work.

Regards,
Nick G.

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