Subject: Re: [boost] Git hardlinks, and developing
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-04 11:28:02
On 12/04/2013 08:01 AM, John Maddock wrote:
>> On the "non-linked headers" thread there's discussion about using soft
>> links instead of hard links, which will hopefully fix this.
> I saw that. However, my Vista machine is apparently reporting that soft
> links are *not* supported :-(
> Of course it's about time it was junked in favour of something newer,
> but that's a whole other issue!
I think it's a permissions issue. In Windows 7,
(I don't know about Vista) only admins can create
symbolic links by default. It looks like we can
use a junction (mklink /J) instead for directories.