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From:
Arthur Bergman
Date:
April 28, 2003 05:24
Subject:
Re: windows, shortcuts and 'use lib'
Message ID:
557FA654-7974-11D7-9BDD-000393CB5BC4@nanisky.com

On måndag, apr 28, 2003, at 14:11 Europe/Stockholm, Horsley Tom wrote:

> My point was that if you want to read a .lnk file, there is a lot
> more information in one than just a path, therefore readlink() is
> inadequate to extract all the other information, but if .lnk files
> get transparentely disappeared by the perl runtime, readlink()
> is left as the only way to read .lnk files.

The better approach here would then be to not change the perl core to 
support .lnk files and rather have a module overload readlink() to 
follow .lnk files

Arthur


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