Re: vfat patch for shortcut display as symlinks for 2.4.18

From: Banka (
Date: Tue Jun 11 2002 - 04:47:13 EST wrote:

> Full symlink support. Yes, tar creates symlinks and the vfat fs makes .lnk
> files out of the symlinks. when ls displays the directory contents the
> vfat fs recognizes the .lnk files and tells the os that there is a
> symlink. Its fully transparent. The .lnk files are only visible
> under windoze.

the paths in windows looked like this:

thus, under linux, all the links would be broken links anyway (and vice


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