[Ironruby-core] File.symlink

Ryan Riley ryan.riley at panesofglass.org
Sat Jan 30 17:38:20 EST 2010


Yes, I found the link at the bottom to the definition of gullible. Hmm ...
maybe not gullible, but certainly not journalistic material. :) At the
moment, I found a work-around, but I'd be interested into looking into this
further down the road.

Thanks,

Ryan Riley

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On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 4:18 PM, Jim Deville <jdeville at microsoft.com> wrote:

> Wasn’t Wuby an April Fool’s joke?
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> I would love to see us support Junctions and links down the road, but I
> don’t see that happening until post 1.0.
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> JD
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> *From:* ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org [mailto:
> ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org] *On Behalf Of *Ryan Riley
> *Sent:* Saturday, January 30, 2010 12:40 PM
> *To:* ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
> *Subject:* [Ironruby-core] File.symlink
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> While working with Ivan on the amp project, I came across a windows error
> when trying to create symlinks using File.symlink. This is well-documented<http://www.ruby-doc.org/core/classes/File.html#M002533>and has a
> few <http://rubyforge.org/docman/view.php/85/1697/Dir.html> fixes<http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/246292>,
> but nothing realistic. The Windows-only implementation of Ruby, wuby, uses
> the mklink in Vista and Win7 to create symlinks. While this isn't
> necessarily a consideration for IronRuby, I was wondering if any of you have
> come across a decent solution to this problem.
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> Thanks,
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> Ryan Riley
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