Hardlinks on NTFS

Wildemar Wildenburger wildemar at freakmail.de
Sun Sep 17 20:55:45 CEST 2006


Calvin Spealman wrote:
> On 9/17/06, Wildemar Wildenburger <wildemar at freakmail.de> wrote:
>> Hi :)
>>
>> I'm thinking of letting my program create hardlinks (or symlinks). I
>> know python allows doing this for ext, reiser and the like, but
>> apparently not for ntfs systems.
>> Is there any package out there that lets me create links in a platform
>> independent way?
>>
>> bye
>> wildemar
> 
> Why isn't NTFS handled the same as any other hardlink supporting
> filesystem? Is it a choice or a bug?

I'm not following you. A choice, certainly.
Is this one of those 'windows sucks, don't use it' arguments?
Its just different. Whats the big deal?

I don't feel you want to help me.

wildemar



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