What's Going on between Python and win7?
g.bogle at auckland.no.spam.ac.nz
Mon Feb 22 23:10:54 CET 2010
John Bokma wrote:
> Gib Bogle <g.bogle at auckland.no.spam.ac.nz> writes:
>> MRAB wrote:
>>> W. eWatson wrote:
>>>> Last night I copied a program from folder A to folder B. It
>>>> inspects the contents of files in a folder. When I ran it in B, it
>>>> gave the results for A! Out of frustration I changed the name in A,
>>>> and fired up the program in B. Win7 went into search mode for the
>>>> file. I looked at properties for the B program, and it was clearly
>>>> pointing to folder A.
>>> Sounds like you didn't copy it but made a shortcut to it instead.
>> Windows 7 has symbolic links?
> Symbolic links are designed to aid in migration and application
> compatibility with UNIX operating systems. Microsoft has implemented
> its symbolic links to function just like UNIX links.
> Symbolic links are available in NTFS starting with Windows Vista.
That explains my ignorance of this (excellent) development. I'm still using W2K
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