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Subject: Re: [boost] Git hardlinks, and developing
From: Bjørn Roald (bjorn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-04 19:14:39

On 12/04/2013 08:09 PM, Niall Douglas wrote:
> On 4 Dec 2013 at 17:13, Edward Diener wrote:
>> 1) Symbolic links work for Windows Vista and higher if the user has
>> administrative priveleges.
> Incorrect. You can create them if the calling uid has the
> SeCreateSymbolicLinkPrivilege. Granting this to all logged in users
> in the system is trivially achieved, and is one of the first things I
> do on any new Windows install.

Do you need admin privileges to grant SeCreateSymbolicLinkPrivilege to


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