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Re: Windows Shortcuts
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2002 17:55:48 +0200
- Subject: Re: Windows Shortcuts
- References: <QNWRMZHG74OKPK76KG2UC6Z7W76.3d409988@schleppi-xp>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Fri, Jul 26, 2002 at 02:36:24AM +0200, Erik Sinde wrote:
> on my new XP home the windows shortcut format seems to have changed. (It worked well with NT 4).
> Cygwin created shortcuts are approx. 150 bytes large, windows
> shortcuts 600 bytes. Unfortunately they don't recognise each other properly.
That is not an XP problem. Not recognizing non-Cygwin symlinks is
by design due to trouble when trying to backup Windows shortcuts
with tar or similar. That has been discussed on the list a year
or two ago.
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