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Re: symlink.c for Windows

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: symlink.c for Windows
Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2013 21:50:16 +0300

> From: Dmitry Selyutin <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2013 21:57:34 +0400
> Cc: address@hidden
> As for compilers and toolchains, I'm pretty sure MinGW is not the only
> supported platform, since we have a lot of checks for things like MSVC
> inside gnulib files.

Right, but I doubt that any of those toolchains support symlinks
(except Cygwin, which your patch correctly excludes, because Cygwin
already has 'symlink' and the other functions I talked about).

> As for other library functions, I'm going to work deeper on this part when
> I'll have time. It is possible to write wrappers around Windows functions.
> I know that this may be a hard thing to do, but it is possible to do.

It _is_ possible.  You will find in Emacs sources what can be done,
and how.  You will probably be able to lift some code from there, too.

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