Coda File System


From: Kragen Sitaker <>
Date: Sat, 30 Jan 1999 12:52:49 -0500 (EST)
On Sat, 30 Jan 1999, Robert August Vincent II wrote:
> I've been "lurking" on this list instead of contributing to it up til
> now, but why can't you represent symbolic links by Windows "shortcut" files?
> It's been my understanding that Windows "shortcuts" are analogous to 
> Unix symlinks.  Please correct me if I'm wrong.

Windows "shortcuts" are (a) not documented (how to create them) and (b)
not supported by the OS kernel, only by the Windows Explorer shell, so
most applications won't follow them.

<>       Kragen Sitaker     <>
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Received on 1999-01-30 12:52:01