interoperability between samba, linux-cifs, cywgin and sfu
mkoeppe at gmx.de
Fri Dec 2 12:19:25 GMT 2005
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On Thu, 1 Dec 2005, Martin Koeppe wrote:
> 8. CreateHardLink() Windows API [cygwin] [ActivePerl]
> The CreateHardLink() Windows API function isn't apparently able to create
> hardlinks on network drives, whereas with the sfu ln utility, you can. Both
> C:\sfu\common\ln.exe and C:\sfu\bin\ln work, where the former seems to call
> the latter internally. As CreateHardLink() is used by cygwin (and ActivePerl,
> too), you cannot with these.
I just verified that CreateHardLink() works correctly on network
drives, IF you use WinXP or Win2003. I tested successfully WinXP-SP2
On Win2000-SP4 however, it does not work. :-(
Thank you, Corinna.
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