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From:
Nick Ing-Simmons
Date:
April 30, 2003 06:16
Subject:
Re: windows, shortcuts and 'use lib'
Message ID:
20030430131603.2351.5@bactrian.elixent.com
Benjamin Goldberg <goldbb2@earthlink.net> writes:
>
>However, if a shortcut is a middle component of a path, perl's choices
>are: 1/ barf, saying that it's an invalid path (which in a real sense,
>is correct), or 2/ pretend that it's a symlink, by opening the shortcut
>and reading out the path.
>
>For a shortcut in the middle of a filepath, pretending it's a symlink,
>and making things "work" is, IMHO, the right thing to do.

And if the short cut is to a http:// thingy do you open an OLE session 
with IE and read the directory listing from the web page?

There is a limit ...

-- 
Nick Ing-Simmons
http://www.ni-s.u-net.com/


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