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From: Steven E. Harris (seharris_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-18 16:17:03

Ross Smith <rosss_at_[hidden]> writes:

> There are differences between Unix symlinks and Windows shortcuts;
> it's hard to say whether they're big enough to justify treating
> Windows shortcuts as something fundamentally different.

There was some relevant discussion on the Cygwin mailing list recently
about how commands like 'ln' should treat and create shortcuts.¹

More on similarities and distinctions:

o Creating shortcuts with cygutils

o How do symbolic links work?

o Why can't I cd into a shortcut to a directory?


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