[tex-live] Windows symlinks
siepo at cybercomm.nl
Sat Jun 28 14:12:52 CEST 2008
On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 12:38:56PM +0100, Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) wrote:
> Siep Kroonenberg wrote:
> > I got the impression that only Vista implemented symlinks properly,
> I think all OSs with NTFS >- 3.0 properly support them.
> > but only for ntfs.
> Agreed (Fat-32 is pretty basic, after all !).
> > Earlier Windows versions do have reparse points
> > and junction points, but using the within TeXLive looks like more
> > trouble than it is worth. E.g. under w2k, the tools for working with
> > them aren't part of the default install.
> Also true : there is an excellent open-source tool
> for manipulating them, though, details of which I
> will forward when I can locate them.
I'll certainly look at them if you find them, but they won't be used
for the 2008 release.
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