Utilize reparse points for symlinks

Andy Koppe andy.koppe@gmail.com
Sat Sep 25 09:13:00 GMT 2010


On 23 September 2010 16:26, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> I don't know if Microsoft assigns a reparse tag if the project
> using it isn't an IFS.  That's something I'd have to ask first.

Also, are any conditions that Microsoft attach to the use of these
tags compatible with the GPL?

> (*) http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/devtools/ifskit/reparse.mspx
>
>    Btw., this page contains a hint to a "publicly-viewable database",
>    but no link to it.  I neither found it via google nor via MSDN search.
>    Does anybody know how to find it?

I couldn't find anything either. Perhaps it's in the IFS kit (which
apparently is only available as part of the 600MB Windows Driver Kit
download).

Andy



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