What's Going on between Python and win7?

W. eWatson wolftracks at invalid.com
Tue Feb 23 06:09:51 CET 2010


On 2/22/2010 8:50 PM, Alf P. Steinbach wrote:
> * W. eWatson:
>> So what's the bottom line? This link notion is completely at odds with
>> XP,
>
> Well, Windows NT has always had *hardlinks*. <g>
>
> I found it a bit baffling that that functionality is documented as not
> implemented for Windows in the Python standard library.
>
> But OK, it was non-trivial to do prior to Windows 2000; you had to sort
> of hack it using the backup APIs since the functionality was not exposed
> through the ordinary file APIs.
>
>
>
>> and produces what I would call something of a mess to the unwary
>> Python/W7 user. Is there a simple solution?
>>
>> How do I get out of this pickle? I just want to duplicate the program
>> in another folder, and not link to an ancestor.
>
> Copy and paste.
>
>
> Cheers & hth.,
>
> - Alf
Alf? Hello,Norway. My wife is Norwegian and that was her father's name.

I thought that's what I did. Is there some other way?

Tusin Tak (That's about the size of my vocabulary and spelling ability! 
1000 thanks. What is the correct spelling?)



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