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Subject: Re: [boost] Moving the include directoryto$BOOST_ROOT/include?(again)
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-06-04 03:19:40

On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 1:46 AM, Tom Kent <lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 3, 2015 at 4:43 AM, Peter Dimov <lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I say "symlink" for brevity but on Windows in the common case it will
>> probably be a junction.
> I don't think either works reliably on Windows. They will only work if
> group policy permits it (and symlinks will never work on win7 if you are an
> admin, ironically) and lots of programs don't deal with junctions correctly.

Junctions worked very well for me since Windows 2000, I've never had
any problems with them.

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