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Re: Finding junction points in cygwin
On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 01:41:50PM -0800, aputerguy wrote:
>"DePriest, Jason R." wrote:
>> There is also the 'subst' command that lets you create a directory and
>> point it to a drive.
>OK - now I am truly tearing out my hair as 'subst' makes #11.
>I'm thinking a table with the following columns would be very helpful:
>A. Name of command
>B. Source (e.g., Cygwin 1.x+, Windows ver X-Y, etc.)
>C. Targets (e.g., files, directories, volumes)
>D. Type of link/junction/mount point
>E. *nix analogy and compatibility (including whether exact or similar)
>F. Advantages relative to analogous concepts
>G. Limitations, gotchas, etc.
>H. How (or even if) handled by cygwin
It's not clear whom you are expecting to prepare this comprehensive
list. For Cygwin we clearly want you to use our symlinks. It's a
bonus that Corinna has implemented any functionality for anything
else at all.
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