cygwin ln

Chris Faylor
Wed Aug 25 09:09:00 GMT 1999

On Wed, Aug 25, 1999 at 11:00:50AM -0400, Lincoln, W. Terry wrote:
>> From: 
>On Wednesday, August 25, 1999 5:09 AM Jens Reimann [ ]
>> Hi
>Hello Jens
>> do you have some information how the ln command under cygwin 
>> works (can you really create symbolic links??) ...
>Symbolic links are just regular text file that contain a magic and the file
>name linked to.  They are recognized by having there SYS attribute set only
>by Cygwin tools.  The actual contents  of the symlink file for: ln
>subdir/foo.txt bar.txt
>is this:
>---- begin file contents bar.txt
>---- end file contents bar.txt

Another answer to this question is "Use the source, Luke!"


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