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SubjectRe: [OT] Microsoft invents symbolic links
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> 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.

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