Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 31st Oct 2005 18:05 UTC, submitted by CPUGuy
Windows "In Vista/Longhorn server, the file system (NTFS) will start supporting a new filesystem object (examples of existing filesystem objects are files, folders etc.). This new object is a symbolic link. Think of a symbolic link as a pointer to another file system object (it can be a file, folder, shortcut or another symbolic link)." More news out of Redmond: "Microsoft will add a 'Save As' function in its upcoming Microsoft Office 12 for publishing the developer's own electronic document format, XPS, another move in a competitive campaign against Adobe."
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A micro-howto anyone?
by Temcat on Mon 31st Oct 2005 21:01 UTC
Temcat
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2005-10-18

So can someone show me how to make a symlink from C:Documents and SettingsTemcat to D:Temcat in XP? I know I can change My Documents location from the desktop, but I want to have it on filesystem level, transparent to all programs.

Still I think Windows should have a separate /home partition like in Linux by default :-)

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