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Re: [ITP] stow
Corinna Vinschen wrote:
On May 16 14:30, Schulman.Andrew@epamail.epa.gov wrote:
Right. I hadn't considered that, but since the Windows shortcut is
fundamentally broken, you're right that stowing won't work for DLLs, or
outside of the Cygwin environment. (Philosophical question: which
component of Windows deserves the blame for the failure of the Windows
shortcut? The file system, the shortcut design, or the shell?)
The filesystem and the OS for not supporting symbolic links. Microsoft
took an approach by implementing reparse points in W2K but since these
reparse points only work for partitions and directories, it's still
Umm.... Shouldn't someone have done a review first?
This *is* a new package.