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Subject: Re: symlinks
Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2001 15:44:57 +1100
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <cgf AT redhat DOT com>

> I don't anticipate that they will ever go away, so I think we should
stick
> with having setup.exe create the "old style" method.  It will keep the
> code size down in setup.exe.

Actually it won't - we already create .lnk files for the start menu. (It
was aiming to reduce that overhead that caused my question.

> Or, maybe this will become a non-issue when/if setup.exe is split in
two
> since we'll be able to use cygwin tar at that point.

Not really, because the inital bootstrap may well have shortcuts in it.

Rob

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