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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