lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2000]   [Mar]   [2]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    From
    SubjectRe: [OT] Microsoft invents symbolic links
    Date
    > Anyone want to impart clue? I'm under the impression that symlinks
    > and shortcuts are the same thing; hardlinks and shortcuts are
    > different.

    If foo.lnk is a Win32 shortcut to foo.dat and You execute :

    FILE * pFile = fopen("foo.lnk", "r");

    You get the raw foo.lnk file.
    In Unix if foo.lnk is a symlink to foo.dat You get foo.dat file descriptor,
    that is the correct behaviour.


    Davide.

    --
    Feel free, feel Debian !



    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.rutgers.edu
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:56    [W:0.019 / U:59.956 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site