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    SubjectRe: [OT] Microsoft invents symbolic links
    > 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.


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