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SubjectRe: Kernel TODO list (vfat : shortcuts vs. symbolic links)
>    They work pretty well under Windows.  They actually work
> better than symbolic links do. You can rename or move the
> target within the same filesystem and the shortcut will
> refind the target. Symbolic links will break with just a
> rename of the file.

of course, a regular link can be used if re-finding the target
is necessary. but as we know they don't work across filesystems.

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