WSL symbolic links

Henry S. Thompson
Sat Mar 28 10:31:48 GMT 2020

Brian Inglis writes:

> ...  wished for a while: a program that would classify a file name as
> a (regular) hard link, a Windows directory or file link, a junction, a
> Windows shortcut, a Cygwin symlink, a Unix/WSL symlink, a URL link,
> and/or tell me where it links to etc. Thinking of hacking that plus
> maybe bits of file, cygpath, readshortcut, readlink, lsattr together
> to display otherwise awkward to access attributes and properties.

Oh, yes please!  You could call it 'swan', for Swiss Army Knife :-).

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