From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-21 16:29:57
At 01:48 PM 11/18/2003, Yitzhak Sapir wrote:
>I guess you mean junctions when you write about journals.
Yep. That shows you how little I know about them - I can't even keep the
> I've never used
>these, but looking at various MSDN documentation, the following comes
>These suggest it is possible to create symbolic links. They mention the
>behavior that you can run the DIRectory command on them from the shell
>prompt, which means even utilities that treat files and directories
>regularly without knowledge of whether they are junctions or not could be
>confused by them. However, they seem very hard to actually create for
>various reasons (The command that creates them is obscure and hidden away
>on a resource cd, the APIs are very low level, etc). These pages may
>contain more information on them than what you already have:
Thanks! I was aware of some of those but not all.
I think I've finally come up with a strategy for dealing with links of
various kinds. See my reply to Walter's message which I'm about to post.
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