[Python-ideas] Have os.unlink remove junction points on Windows

Kim Gräsman kim.grasman at gmail.com
Thu Sep 26 07:37:25 CEST 2013

Hi Nick,

On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 2:04 PM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> My recollection is that permissions around junction points are a little
> weird at the Windows OS level (so the access denied might be genuine for a
> regular user account), but if a patch can make os.unlink handle them more
> like *nix symlinks, that sounds reasonable to me.

Thanks for the heads-up!

I haven't observed any differences on XP or Windows 7. Now I'm stuck
in an organization where they force all command prompts to be
elevated, so it's been a while since I was able to test the more
normal cases.

- Kim

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