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Re: Hamm frozen, Slink created



Previously Dale Scheetz wrote:
> This is simply not true. Mount a Debian Official CD on a dos machine; use
> Norton Commander and go to the msdos-i386 directory on the disk; select
> some files and copy them somewhere on the hard disk; the result is a bunch
> of zero length files.

That has nothing to do with the behaviour of FTP server. The ISO9660
filesystem has no concept of symlinks, they are an extension. And since
DOS doesn't know about that extension, and can (and may) choose to
ignore it.

> The same exact thing occurs with some DOS and Windows FTP clients.

With FTP servers the server should follow the symlink, unless it chooses
not to for some reasons (security probably).

Wichert.

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