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[perl #37223] File::Find::find fails on Win32 with follow => 1

From:
Steve Hay via RT
Date:
September 26, 2005 02:49
Subject:
[perl #37223] File::Find::find fails on Win32 with follow => 1
Message ID:
rt-3.0.11-37223-121438.7.82962978142827@perl.org
> [stmpeters - Sun Sep 25 14:41:02 2005]:
> Anyways, since symbolic links aren't available on Win32, below is a
> patch to default Win32 to not follow, regardless of what is passed in.

Thanks.  Applied as change 25597 (with a brief mention of the no-op
behaviour in the docs).
 
> The scary part is that this change allowed all the tests to continue to
> pass on Win32.

Why shouldn't it?  The really scary part is that the tests passed
*before* this change, when the find() function was broken on Win32!




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