Tango 0.99.9 Kai released

Nick Sabalausky a at a.a
Thu Feb 11 16:23:43 PST 2010

"Yigal Chripun" <yigal100 at gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:hl204m$m8g$1 at digitalmars.com...
> Starting with Vista, MS exposed the ability to have symlinks and hardlinks 
> on windows, just run "help mklink" in a cmd.exe.
> In reality NTFS supported this for a long time now (IIRC, since circa 
> 2000) but the problem is that the windows shell/cmd.exe is always late at 
> providing access to new NTFS features - they're always late by at least 
> one version of windows so this is why you can't do that on XP even though 
> the NTFS version that comes with XP does support it.

Oh, so at least in theory, symlinks should still be possible on 2k/XP given 
a third-party tool to manage them and avoidance of using them on the 
command-line and in batch files? 

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