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Subject: Re: [boost] [Git] Moving beyond arm waving?
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-08 16:56:57

Dave Abrahams wrote:
> Beman Dawes wrote:
> > I've been testing on Windows with boost/filesystem being a directory
> > symlink to ../../libs/filesystem/include/boost/filesystem
> Since when does Windows support symlinks?!

They're called "junctions," IIRC, and they only work for local directories.

> > Would it be possible to generate directory symlinks instead of
> > forwarding headers if the filesystem supports them?
> Sure! What filesystem doesn't? FAT?

I think they're only for NTFS.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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