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Re: [ITP] stow
On May 17 12:02, Max Bowsher wrote:
> 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?
I did. Packaging looked good, so what?
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