Coda File System


From: Robert August Vincent II <>
Date: Sat, 30 Jan 1999 09:27:50 -0500
On Fri, Jan 22, 1999 at 04:41:09PM -0500, Peter J. Braam wrote:
> Marc,
> We need to develop some ideas of what to do with symbolic links on
> Windows. I'm particularly worried about the ones representing conflicts
> and dangling mount points.
> One possibility is to use directories with mode 0000 instead. But the
> target of the symbolic link does contain useful information.

I've been "lurking" on this list instead of contributing to it up til
now, but why can't you represent symbolic links by Windows "shortcut" files?

It's been my understanding that Windows "shortcuts" are analogous to 
Unix symlinks.  Please correct me if I'm wrong.

Received on 1999-01-30 11:41:33