Ceri Storey wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 03, 2003 at 12:55:47AM +0900, ts wrote:
> 
>> If you don't want this behaviour, how do you test that this is the same
>> physical file ?
> 
> 
> If it's on a filesystem which will tell you the inode no. of a file,
> (ie: mot unix systems) then you can compare that and the device number.
> Beyond that, it'd be a case of finding the physical path to the file and
> comparing that. Although it falls down when you have say, loopback
> filesystems and SUBST'd drives. 

Getting the inode will work on most unix systems.  My guess is that 
getting the physical path will work on Windows (for now anyway.  I've 
heard that they are thinking of adding symbolic links in longhorn).

Carl