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Re: win32 tablespace handing

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Reini Urban <rurban(at)x-ray(dot)at>
Cc: PostgreSQL Developers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>,pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: win32 tablespace handing
Date: 2004-10-05 17:59:38
Message-ID: 200410051759.i95Hxcl05402@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Reini Urban wrote:
> Reini Urban schrieb:
> > Cygwin can do symlinks for directories via the magic .lnk file.
> > But Cygwin can also do junctions via hardlinks in ln.exe.
> > I thought link() calls the junction code.
> > I'll investigate why the libc link() failed, and if ln.exe does some 
> > sifferent magic, similar to pgsymlink.
> 
> I thought a little bit over this.
> 
> hardlinks and junctions don't work across physical disks, only symlinks.

Where did you read this?  I just looked and can see no such restriction.

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