Add support for creating native windows symlinks

Daniel Colascione
Mon Dec 19 19:32:00 GMT 2011

On 12/19/11 11:31 AM, Russell Davis wrote:
>> I don't think it's the right approach to let Cygwin create symlinks
>> which are only partially usable in the POSIX environment...
> Huh? I think you're not fully understanding my suggested approach. As
> I pointed out in my previous message, it should be 100%, fully usable
> in the POSIX environment. Again: any path that might be problematic as
> a Win32 path can just be stored as a POSIX path, and would fall into
> the bucket of "works inside cygwin but not outside".

That's only true until the mount table changes.

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