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Nick Ing-Simmons
April 30, 2003 06:16
Re: windows, shortcuts and 'use lib'
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Benjamin Goldberg <> 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

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