Re: win32 tablespace handing

From: Reini Urban <rurban(at)x-ray(dot)at>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
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 18:56:17
Message-ID: 4162EE51.6070800@x-ray.at
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Bruce Momjian schrieb:
>>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.

Sorry, obviously I just got old information.
So we have to update our old cygwin code for NTFS5.

You can use Volume Mount Points with DeviceIoControl now too, since
Win2000 NTFS 5. Sorry. I only knew about Directory Junction Points.

http://www.codeproject.com/w2k/junctionpoints.asp
--
Reini Urban
http://xarch.tu-graz.ac.at/home/rurban/

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