Mail Archives: cygwin-apps/2002/01/14/21:09:22
--- Charles Wilson <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu> wrote:
> Joshua Franklin wrote:
> > --- Charles Wilson <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu> wrote:
> >>Sounds like a great idea to me. Note however,
> >>symbolic links are
> >>implemented using windows shortcuts, so:
> >>ln -s foo.html `cygpatch -P`/foo_help.html
> >>will do what you want.
> > Huh? That was my example. Except with the desktop
> > directory, and I used $(...) instead of `...`
> Fine fine fine. The point of my example was really
> unrelated to the
> cygpath command itself. You were talking about
> grabbing code from
> setup.exe to assist in create a shortcut, or
> something -- I dunno
> exactly 'cause I've deleted the message.
> My point was merely that you DON'T need to worry
> about that. Just use
> the 'ln -s' command -- because symbolic links ==
> windows shortcuts.
Ah. But what if you want to link to:
rxvt.exe -rv -fn "FixedSys" -e /bin/bash --login -i
command.com /E:4096 /c bash.exe --login -i
from the working directory c:\cygwin\bin
My point is, there are a lot more possible options
in W32 shortcuts that seem to be supported by the
setup.exe mklink2.c COM interface.
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