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Robert Collins wrote:
> When extracting tarballs, should setup create 'native' symlinks or magic
> cookie symlinks?
I thought the magic cookie (!<symlink>target) symlinks were deprecated.
Currently, "ln -s" makes "special" .lnk shortcuts; I think setup should do
the same -- there should be no difference between the following scenarios:
1) install the "official" foo package using setup
2) download foo-src and do a "make install"
In both cases, any symlinks created should be the same -- and that means
.lnk. (Currently, it *appears* that this is not the case: 2) creates .lnk
symlinks, but 1) makes magic cookie symlinks)