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Old 01-08-2014, 03:03 PM   #1
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Preserve symlink on samba share when copying in Windows environment


Hi,

is it by any means possible that a symlink on a samba share that I copy around using Windows client stays a symlink?

At the moment any symlink that I copy around is a normal file and no longer a symlink.

I want Samba to copy symlinks as symlinks. Is this possible?
 
Old 01-08-2014, 03:08 PM   #2
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Windows doesn't have the concept of symlinks, so I would be very surprised if that would be possible.
 
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You say you are copying symlinks from a windows client? How about just making a windows shortcut to the remote symlink.
 
Old 01-08-2014, 11:55 PM   #4
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You say you are copying symlinks from a windows client?
Yes, I do so because I'm using TortoiseSVN to put the Files into a repository.
 
  


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