[Win32utils-devel] Symlinks for Windows

Zach Dennis zdennis at mktec.com
Sat Feb 26 16:43:24 EST 2005

Daniel Berger wrote:
> Hi all,
> Dave Burt mentioned the possibility of adding symlinks
> to the Dir class.
> http://www.sysinternals.com/ntw2k/source/misc.shtml#junction
> There is also Autrijus Tang's symlink Perl module at
> http://search.cpan.org/~autrijus/Win32-Symlink-0.04/
> Looks easy enough, but it only seems to work for
> directories, not regular files.  Should we add this to
> the Directory class, or simply define it for the File
> class with a big warning sticker?  The former seems to
> make more sense, but the latter helps keep things
> portable and familiar.
> What's the consensus?

My vote would be to put it on the File class with a sticker warning.


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