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From Nicolas Joseph <gege2...@homecomputing.fr>
Subject Re: Follow the Windows shortcuts
Date Fri, 03 Dec 2010 13:14:17 GMT

On Wed, 01 Dec 2010 21:27:35 -0600, "William A. Rowe Jr."
<wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> On 12/1/2010 2:20 PM, Nicolas Joseph wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> To discuss about this bug: https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=50395
>>
>> I found nothing about this bug. Why the option FollowSymlinks doesn't works on
>> Windows with the shortcuts?
>>
>> The symlinks doesn't exist on Windows and create hard links is not trivial.
> 
> Yes, symlinks now exist on windows.  Shortcuts will never be
> implemented, they
> are not OS layer objects.  Neither will cygwinlinks.
> 
> Today apr/httpd recognizes Junctions as symlinks... whenever someone
> gets around
> to it, Symlinks will be similarly recognized.

Thank's for this explanation.

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