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Re: emacs/lispref/Makefile.in: Minor fix for MS Win port

From: dhruva
Subject: Re: emacs/lispref/Makefile.in: Minor fix for MS Win port
Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2003 17:18:10 +0530

On Fri, 22 Aug 2003 10:12:46 +0100, "Jason Rumney" <address@hidden> said:
> >  If it finds 'ln', it uses it and created a symbolic link to the original
> >  file BUT with a ".lnk" extension.
> That is correct for Cygwin I think. Does renaming the file actually 
> work? Because Windows shortcuts (the equivalent of symbolic links) use 
> the file extension to identify themselves, I think renaming it would 
> prevent the shortcut from being recognised as such.

[dky]file --version
magic file from d:/MinGW32/share/magic

[dky]file index.texi
index.texi: ms-Windows shortcut

It does recognise the link after renaming as a shortcut even without the
'.lnk' extension.

with regards,
Dhruva Krishnamurthy
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