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From "Eric Covener" <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Alias versus Symbolic Links
Date Thu, 26 Jul 2007 21:07:36 GMT
On 7/26/07, Crash Dummy <gmane@thedatalist.com> wrote:

> My question is, What the hell is a symbolic link? I have Apache installed on
> Windows 2000, and use aliases to map stuff to the DocumentRoot. Are "symbolic
> links" a purely *nix thing? Can I just ignore them and their related directives
> (like FollowSymLInks)?

They are common on unix and uncommon on Windows.

There's some straightforward doc along with the sysinternals utility here:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/FileAndDisk/Junction.mspx

-- 
Eric Covener
covener@gmail.com

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