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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-11 22:51:42

At 03:15 PM 3/11/2004, Walter Landry wrote:
>Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> At 08:45 AM 3/11/2004, Neal D. Becker wrote:
>> >Should it be added?
>> It is messy for directories on Windows. That's been the holdup. There
>> also some other Boost.Filesystem enhancements which have higher
>> So unless someone else wants to work up a proposed Windows
>> it won't happen anytime soon.
>How about an implementation that just throws when used on Windows?
>I've got that already written.

AFAICS there is no reason not to provide the functionality on Windows too,
at least for files. It works pretty much the same way as for POSIX, with
the caveat that I haven't yet tried to verify that the entire set of
behavior for hard links is the same on both OS's.


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