On Tuesday 22 November 2005 05:28, Daniel Berger wrote:
> --- nobuyoshi nakada <nobuyoshi.nakada / ge.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > At Tue, 22 Nov 2005 07:39:01 +0900,
> >
> > daz wrote in [ruby-core:06683]:
> > > If there aren't any hard links on Win9X, all I can
> > > think of is to compare the same file:
> >
> > AFAIK, Win9X family don't support NTFS and others,
> > which is
> > required for hard links and reparse points. ?The
> > only way I
> > thought of is to compare expanded pathes.
>
> raise NotImplementedError unless NTFS

The FAT file system is still very common. Just think about USB
Sticks and similar external storage devices.

> Stop coddling the Windows 9x crowd. ?It's dead. ?Do
> you really want to have to maintain this code base in
> the future?
>
> - Dan

-- 
Stefan