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[perl #99704] Add symlink support for Win32

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From:
Jan Dubois via RT
Date:
October 25, 2011 04:20
Subject:
[perl #99704] Add symlink support for Win32
Message ID:
rt-3.6.HEAD-31297-1319505265-1863.99704-15-0@perl.org
On Wed Sep 21 06:59:52 2011, Kees.Dekker@infor.com wrote:
> 
> Actually: I would like that perl provides support for Windows (Vista
>    and up) symlinks (see:
>    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NTFS_symbolic_link).

It is certainly possible to add this, but it will be of limited utility:
the symlink() function will still fail unless you are running the perl
program as an administrative user, and with elevated privileges.

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