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Date: Tue, 31 Aug 1999 16:33:09 +0200
From: Teun Burgers <burgers AT ecn DOT nl>
Subject: Re: symlink() & is_v2_prog() question
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Eli Zaretskii wrote:

> Is there a document somewhere that describes how symlinks are simulated
> by Cygwin?  (I'm afraid of some hidden features that the above short
> description doesn't reveal.)

Did not find a description yet, but the source is rather concise. Look
for the strings symlink and SYMLINK_COOKIE

See:

http://sourceware.cygnus.com/cygwin/snapshots/cygwin-src-19990830.tar.gz/winsup/path.h
http://sourceware.cygnus.com/cygwin/snapshots/cygwin-src-19990830.tar.gz/winsup/path.cc

Teun Burgers

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