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Re: [HACKERS] Tablespaces

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Claudio Natoli <claudio(dot)natoli(at)memetrics(dot)com>
Cc: Greg Stark <gsstark(at)mit(dot)edu>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org,PostgreSQL Win32 port list <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Tablespaces
Date: 2004-03-03 13:32:05
Message-ID: 200403031332.i23DW5O14878@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Claudio Natoli wrote:
> 
> Bruce Momjian writes:
> > I just checked from the MinGW console and I see:
> > [snip]
> > It accepts ln -s, but does nothing with it.
> 
> And even if it had worked, it wouldn't really matter, since we don't
> actually want to *run* the system under MinGW/msys, just build it.
> 
> I think the idea of implementing in symlinks for non-compliant platforms in
> md.c has some merit. FWIW, looks like that is how cygwin implements
> symlinks...

Why can't we use MS Win32 shortcut files to simulate symlinks?  MinGW
doesn't do it, so I suppose it isn't possible.

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